Author Archives: Stephanie Cornish

  • Funny in Stilettos

    D.C.-based comedian Queen Aishah presents, for the third time this year, “Funny-n -Stilettos” at the Howard Theatre located at 620 T St. N.W. on Dec.16. The production is an-all female comedy show comprised of a diverse offering of female comics from all over the country. The show celebrates ...

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  • Adams Morgan Offers Alternative to Holiday Shopping

    Small Businesses in Adams Morgan have offered an alternative to holiday shopping: keep calm and shop small. On Nov. 29, select establishments in the neighborhood will participate in the national celebration of small businesses. Several stores will offer giveaways and discounts. To view a full ...

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  • Small Business Saturday

    Gwen McCall, President and CEO of the Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation, is encouraging all county residents to support local small businesses on Nov. 29. The day is dedicated as Small Business Saturday. The 5th Annual Small Business Saturday is a day to support the ...

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  • Will Larger CBC Translate into Greater Clout?

    Even though the next Congress, which starts on January 6, will feature 48 African Americans, the largest number in history, the question is: Can they get anything done in a Congress that’s been gridlocked for four straight years? But since most Black members will serve as members of the ...

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  • Marching to Freedom on a Treadmill

    Here’s a sobering statement from Economic Policy Institute (EPI): “Fifty years ago (2013), the unemployment rate was 5% for Whites and 10.9% for Blacks. Today, it is 6.6% for Whites and 12.6% for Blacks.” Can you believe that? We are at the same relative position now as we were when MLK gave ...

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  • Marching to Freedom on a Treadmill

    Here’s a sobering statement from Economic Policy Institute (EPI): “Fifty years ago (2013), the unemployment rate was 5% for Whites and 10.9% for Blacks. Today, it is 6.6% for Whites and 12.6% for Blacks.” Can you believe that? We are at the same relative position now as we were when MLK gave ...

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  • Grand Jury Documents Rife with Inconsistencies

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Some witnesses said Michael Brown had been shot in the back. Another said he was lying face-down when Officer Darren Wilson finished him off. Still others acknowledged changing their stories to fit published details about the autopsy, or admitted that they didn’t see ...

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