Tony Lewis Jr. and the fight to #FreeTonyLewis | Afro

Tony Lewis Jr., (right) poses with his father, Tony Lewis Sr., who he is working to free after 32 years of incarceration with the Free Tony Lewis Rally on April 10. (Courtesy Photo) By Carl ThomasSpecial to the AFRO Easter Monday, AFRO D.C. Editor Micha Green sat down with author, activist and community leader Tony …

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Facebook and Instagram back up after outage

UPDATE: April 8, 2021, 7:27 p.m. EDT Just under two hours after initial reports of outages, Facebook shared that it restored service. And we’re back! Earlier today, a configuration change caused Facebook services to be unavailable to some people. Since then, we have quickly investigated and resolved the issue. — Facebook (@Facebook) April 8, 2021 …

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How do we get our boards and executive team to better understand and value brand? | PBA

two men sitting side by side at a desk in front of a laptop, designing framework for mobile

The Xfactor Collective specialist member Darren Taylor answers a common question about how organisations can better achieve their organisational goals with a stronger internal commitment to brand, and provides practical steps to bring brand to the strategic fore. I’ve run my own brand agency for over a decade, and in that time, it’s surprised me …

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DC Police Reform Commission | Afro

The DC Police Reform Commission released a 259-page report outlining recommendations for improved and more effective policing. (Courtesy Photo)

By Micha Green and Imani Wj WrightSpecial to the AFRO In July 2020, following the protests and calls to action stemmed from the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, the D.C. Council passed emergency legislation, the Comprehensive Policing and Justice Reform Second Emergency Amendment Act (Act 23-336) and established the District of Columbia Police Reform Commission.  …

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