Blacks suing DC for White takeover of ‘Chocolate City’

A Black lawyer is suing the District of Columbia for a colossal $1 billion, accusing the city of blatantly promoting gentrification and driving out longtime Black homeowners by the herds in favor of younger, White millennial renters. Attorney Aristotle Theresa is filing the lawsuit on behalf of three native Washingtonians and CARE, a community organization with […]

Thurgood Marshall, the 1st Black Supreme Court Justice

Thurgood Marshall Statue, Annapolis Maryland (Photo credit: Glynnis Jones) Activist, lawyer and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall was born on July 2, 1908, in Baltimore. As a young child, his father introduced him to the U.S. Constitution. Marshall attended Lincoln University for his undergraduate degree. After graduation, he applied to the University of Maryland Law School […]

Ralph Cook shares what shaped his path to politics and entrepreneurship

Ralph D. Cook Jr., the founder and CEO Handprint Group, provides leadership and works with clients to implement capital investment, business and communication strategies. One of his greatest strengths as a leader is his ability to build relationships. With offices in Atlanta, D.C. and Birmingham, Alabama, Handprint Group’s practice has expanded regionally from Mississippi to South Carolina. […]