Closing the Wage Gap

The White House announced Tuesday that it will propose a new regulation to prevent federal agencies from taking a job applicant’s salary history into consideration in the hiring process. The Office of Personnel Management plans to issue the regulation, which...

Zelenskyy Takes His Case to America

The invasion of Ukraine began February 24 as Russian soldiers and vehicles moved in to take over the Eastern European country. Almost three weeks later, speaking via an interpreter, Ukraine President Volodomyr Zelenskyy thanked the United States, but in an emotional...

White Former Cop Sentenced in Black Man’s Death

WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY COY MALONE What You Need to Know: Former Kansas City, MO police detective Eric DeValkenaere, who is White, was convicted in the 2019 killing of 26-year-old Black man Cameron Lamb and has now been sentenced to six years in prison. Jackson...

People of Color are M.I.A. in Campaign Staffs Nationwide

WRITTEN AND CONTRIBUTED BY TRACY SCOTT OF BLACK WOMEN’S PAC TEXAS What You Need to Know: Have you ever considered a career in political campaigning or legislative staff? Nationally, at all levels of government, there is a shortage of Black staff. As adults, we...