On Friday, more than 800,000 federal workers across the country will go without a paycheck if the government fails to reopen. Trump says these workers will "make adjustments" as the shutdown could last months, even years. This, no doubt, will have a trickle-down effect on small businesses and others who rely on these workers to purchase goods and products. To read the full article, click here.
November 2018--This November, Microsoft News is putting a focus on Poverty in America with a 2-week series examining the root causes of poverty, what poverty really means to the many different kinds of people affected, and what we can do to contribute to the most meaningful solutions. We teamed up with some of our most trusted news partners to bring you custom content and highlight quality journalism that helps us understand these issues. To learn [...]
In the interview, the author talks about how Lauryn Hill helped her find her voice, the pressure of representing, going home, the best book she’s read all year and what she hopes readers will take away from the book. Why did you write this book? I really wanted to tell a different story about growing up in America. I wanted to tell it from the perspective of a young Black girl, then woman. I [...]
The election was a doozy for all of us. I am excited to be in conversation with Jonathan Capehart, member of the Editorial Board of the Washington Post and MSNBC Contributor at the Aspen Institute on December 6, 2016. The event will be followed by a reception and book signing. To RSVP, click here.