Akila Bolden-Monifa

By the time my kids are grown up, may we all have the right to marry the person of our choice and to raise our children without prejudice. more

Jul 6, 2010 1:42 PM Dispatches

June 19, or Juneteenth, is independence day for many Americans of African descent. Also known as Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, it commemorates the end of slavery, the seminal event in black history. more

Jun 18, 2010 2:17 PM Dispatches