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DUS Countdown to 2019 Remembering 2018 in DUS

12 – January Ringing in the New Year, we celebrated the first month of the year honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birth, reflecting on his life and reminiscing on his legacy. Our cover story featured Black cowgirls and their journey in a male dominated field, as they rode into...

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Where There Is A Dyl, There Is A Way

By: Zilingo Nwuke and Ruby Jones

What do you get when you combine the fancy footwork and agility of a running back with the powerful passing precision of a quarterback? A dynamic All-American football player who delivers standout performances in every game! Dylan “The Real Dyl” James transferred to Eaglecrest High School for the 2018-2019 season,...

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Glynis Albright: In The Mix With America’s Waffle Queen

By: Jamil Shabazz Photos by Bernard Grant

On the West Coast, there is Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles. On the East Coast, there is Amy Ruth’s. In the South, there was (once) Gladys Knight’s Signature Chicken and Waffles – all three establishments legendary for their preparation of a Soul Food staple. Notoriety is nice but royalty...

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The Pursuit of Excellence

By: Zilingo Christopher Nwuke

Judge Wiley Daniel, a true role model for all children of color, is a prime example that the color of one’s skin should not, and does not put a limit on what he or she can accomplish in life.  A law school graduate of Howard University, in Washington, D.C., Judge...

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Panel of Five to Present at Genocide and Slavery Conference at MSU Denver

By: Jamil A. Shabazz

In the United States, it is relatively easy to ignore the devastating global atrocities that are slavery and genocide. While hundreds of thousands of people are being enslaved and murdered worldwide; Americans reside far enough away to consider the epidemic “out of sight, out of mind,” even though slavery is...