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BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 21:  Flags reading 'Equal Pay Day' are seen during the 'Equal Pay Day' demonstration on March 21, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The annual event recognizes the wage gap between the sexes in the country, where women's salaries still lag behind that of men, particularly in the states that were once East Germany.  (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images) National News

On Black Women Equal Pay Day: Why We Literally Cannot Afford Donald Trump

On Black Women Equal Pay Day: Why We Literally Cannot Afford Donald Trump By. Natalie Madeira Cofield – ESSENCE It is imperative to elect a candidate that actually understands the critical role that Black women play in the economy; a candidate who will outline economic policies that have the potential to level the income inequality […]

Mayor Ganim Welcome New Bridgeport Fire Recruit Class Local News

Mayor Ganim Welcome New Bridgeport Fire Recruit Class

New Class of 23 Recruits Reflects Diversity of the City; Most of the Recruit Class Funded Through Federal SAFER Grant of $2.7 Million Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim joined Connecticut US Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy and Bridgeport Fire Chief Richard Thode today to present the 23 new Bridgeport fire recruits who have […]

George E. Curry National News

Black Press Advocate George E. Curry Dies

Black Press Advocate George E. Curry Dies WASHINGTON (Aug. 21, 2016) – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the loss of longtime black press champion and editor, George E. Curry. He died Saturday at 69. “I am heartbroken to learn that Mr. George Curry has passed. He has been a beacon for so […]

Simone Biles & Gabby Douglas (L-R) 2016 Gold Medalist @ the 2016 Olympics medal podium (Photo-Getty) Arts & Entertainment

Black & Brown History @ 2016 Olympic Games

2016 Olympic Games – Black/Brown History By Jocelyne Hudson-Brown-Inquiring News-CT   Rio de Janerio – The 2016 Olympic Games were one for the record books, the first to be hosted by a Latin American country. 11,000 athletes from 205 countries participated. Ten men and women also formed first Refugee Olympic Team. The Olympic Games began […]

“World Class Balloonist”
Bill Costen - Man of Adventure. Photo by Dwight Bachman Local News

“World Class Balloonist” Bill Costen Man of Adventure

 “World Class Balloonist” Bill Costen Man of Adventure By Jocelyne Hudson-Brown-Inquiring News-CT Bloomfield – William “Bill” Costen has been awarded the “Ed Yost Master Pilot Award”. The honor is bestowed upon balloon pilots “who have maintained safe flight operations for 40 or more years” and is presented by the Balloon Federation of America. Costen is […]