Karen Grigsby Bates http://wuwm.com en Congressional Black Caucus Urges Rethink Of Army Hair Rules http://wuwm.com/post/congressional-black-caucus-urges-rethink-army-hair-rules The women of the Congressional Black Caucus have sent a letter asking Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel <a href="http://cbc.fudge.house.gov/press-releases/women-members-of-the-cbc-send-letter-to-dod-secretary-hagel-on-unauthorized-hairstyles/">to reconsider new Army regulations</a> that made headlines earlier this month.<p><a href="http://www.apd.army.mil/pdffiles/r670_1.pdf#page=21&zoom=auto,0,719">AR 670-1</a>, the revised regulations for grooming and appearance, has some black female enlistees in an uproar: it dictates that black women may wear their hair <em>au naturelle</em> in twists or brai Fri, 11 Apr 2014 23:27:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 29014 at http://wuwm.com Congressional Black Caucus Urges Rethink Of Army Hair Rules Hip-Hop Academy: Inside A Beatmaker's Harvard Class http://wuwm.com/post/hip-hop-academy-inside-beatmakers-harvard-class <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=612EqXJfOhE</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 07:34:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 28410 at http://wuwm.com Hip-Hop Academy: Inside A Beatmaker's Harvard Class Why A Proper Lady Found Herself Behind Bars http://wuwm.com/post/why-proper-lady-found-herself-behind-bars <em>This story is part of NPR's 50th anniversary coverage of 1964. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 22:34:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 27953 at http://wuwm.com Why A Proper Lady Found Herself Behind Bars Stokely Carmichael, A Philosopher Behind The Black Power Movement http://wuwm.com/post/stokely-carmichael-philosopher-behind-black-power-movement Before he became famous — and infamous — for calling on black power for black people, Stokely Carmichael was better known as a rising young community organizer in the civil rights movement. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:11:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 26474 at http://wuwm.com Stokely Carmichael, A Philosopher Behind The Black Power Movement Sriracha-Maker Given More Time To Contain Spicy Fumes http://wuwm.com/post/sriracha-maker-given-more-time-contain-spicy-fumes The saga over the darling of the condiment world, Sriracha, continues.<p>The popular hot sauce in the rooster bottle is made by Huy Fong Foods in the Los Angeles suburb of Irwindale. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 10:15:00 +0000 Karen Grigsby Bates 25675 at http://wuwm.com Sriracha-Maker Given More Time To Contain Spicy Fumes