Why Black History Month Still Matters

Black History Month actually started as Negro History Week created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson. President Gerald Ford made Black History Month a national celebration in 1976. Since 1976, The United States has celebrated Black History Month in February. During Black History month the achievements and contributions of Black Americans are celebrated. While Black

Navigating the job market in a Challenging Economy

I graduated from law school in 2009.  The Great Recession that began in 2008 led to some of the highest recorded rates of unemployment and home foreclosures in the U.S. since the Great Depression. In the summer of 2009, post-graduation, I remember going to bar study classes and hearing that people were either being laid