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A homemade sign decrying police brutality is seen in the background during a hearing on police-community relations, held by the D.C. Council Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety, at the Howard Business School on Oct. 8.

D.C. Police Under Fire for Aggressive ...

When it comes to the Metropolitan Police Department, local residents say they find themselves dealing with a situation of the ...

Education

Former NFL safety Ricardo Silva teaches geometry at Ballou Senior High School in Southeast. (Courtesy photo)

D.C. EDUCATION BRIEFS: Trading Football for ...

Ricardo Silva, an NFL safety for three years, has set aside his football gear to become a "Teach for America" ...

Opinion

Founder and executive director of RAP, Inc., Ron Clark (left) and Dr. Calvin Rolark on 14th and V Streets in Northwest (Courtesy of RAP, Inc.)

EDITORIAL: Celebration!

This week, 50 years ago, a visionary from Texas, who made the District of Columbia home and became in many ...

Sports

DeSean Jackson's big numbers weren't enough to stop the Arizona Cardinals from handing the Washington Redskins its fourth straight loss. (Courtesy of the Redskins)

Redskins' Road Woes Continue in Arizona

The Washington Redskins' skid continued Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals with a 30-20 defeat, its ninth consecutive road loss and ...

Business

William Reed

BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Reparations and the Redskins

After decades of being overlooked by the media, Native Americans are now being cast into the national spotlight for the ...

Health

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Texas Nurse Who Treated Ebola Victim ...

A health care worker in Dallas who treated Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has tested positive for the virus as ...