Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

2018 Hispanic Heritage Month In September 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to proclaim National Hispanic Heritage Week to recognize the rich culture and contributions of Americans who trace their roots to Spain, Mexico, Central America, South America and Spanish-speaking nations of the Caribbean. Just two decades later, lawmakers expanded the observance to a…

There Are Over 1,200 Majority-Black Cities in the U.S.

Some urbanists believe large cities should subsume the small black cities in their orbit. But that won’t erase a legacy of discrimination. Can less populated cities on the outskirts of larger metropolitan areas be too small to succeed? Are urban municipalities with fewer than 100,000 people vestiges of a bygone era? Should small “inner-ring” cities…

By the Numbers | | The Washington Informer

According to a 2016 Pew Social Trends study, nearly half — 45 percent — of adults ages 75 and older say their life has turned out better than they expected, while just 5 percent say it has turned out worse. — Read on washingtoninformer.com/by-the-numbers/