Two years ago, when the mayor’s office in St. Louis announced a $311,000 contract to tear down an old shoe factory, it made a point of identifying the demolition company as minority owned. That was welcome
Barve said he has long since forgotten the “outrageous” comment but will never forget Jones’s understated style and how she uses it to seize control of a room. “What can I say?” he said in an interview.
The rate of labor-force participation for prime-age adults (25-54) rose more in the fourth quarter of 2018 than in any quarter since 1994, part of a turnaround that started about three years ago. The climbed
New lawmakers pressure Congress to treat staff, interns better to bring more diversity to Capitol Hill
Within hours, the mood had perceptibly shifted on a parochial concern that has vexed Congress for more than two decades, as the progressive ideals of one incoming lawmaker ran headlong into the disparities
As the incoming members gathered at a hotel in Southeast Washington, several Democrats said they hoped that the diversity of their numbers would inform the party’s approach to policy. “It brings a different
The House Democratic Caucus chairman was widely seen as a potential successor to Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). In a party already struggling with generational conflict, his defeat will set a
Deep South Louisianaalso will have two black women leading cities that rank in the top 100 by population, joining four other such cities nationwide: Atlanta, Baltimore, Charlotte and the District of Columbia.
An all-female San Antonio based group Mariachi Las Alteñas is trying to change a music genre that has been traditionally played exclusively by men. SAN ANTONIO, Texas — It is the sound of Mexico, often