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Redskins Hold Food Giveaway at FedEx ...

The Washington Redskins, in conjunction with the team's charitable foundation, will host a food giveaway from 1 p.m. to 3 ...

Education

Camille Townsend, a previous recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award (Courtesy of Standing Ovation for DC Teachers)

D.C. Teachers Selected for Annual 'Standing ...

Seven D.C. public schoolteachers will be honored with the "Standing Ovation for DC Teachers" award during an upcoming ceremony at ...

Opinion

Gregory Baldwin, (left) CEO and founder of Helping Hands, Inc., a nonprofit organization, spreads the Thanksgiving Day spirit at Barry Farm on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011. Baldwin handed out holiday bags of food to members of the community. Photo by Victor Holt

EDITORIAL: Happy Thanksgiving

If we have a roof over our head, food, water, the love of friends and family and good health, we ...

Sports

Indiana Pacers guard Donald Sloan drives against Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat during the Wizards' 96-94 overtime win against the Pacers at Verizon Center in D.C. on Nov. 5.

Wizards Proving Experts Right

It’s early. Very early. Still, the Washington Wizards 5-2 start has impressed fans and those outside of the area if ...

Business

Herman J. Russell (Courtesy photo)

Herman J. Russell, 83, Famed Atlanta ...

Herman J. Russell, an Atlanta business magnate whose small plastering company developed into one of the nation's most prosperous black-owned ...

Health

Mental illness continues to be prevalent in the black community, and many lament that there aren't preventive measures in place to keep teenagers with mental health problems from committing crimes. (Courtesy of bet.com)

Mental Health Problems Wreak Havoc on ...

Mental illness frequently has been stigmatized and misunderstood in the African-American community, and, across a recent 15-year span, suicide rates ...
Thomas Eric Duncan died Oct. 8 after contracting Ebola during a visit to West Africa. (Courtesy photo)

Thomas Eric Duncan's Family Settles with ...

The family of Thomas Eric Duncan, who died last month in a Dallas hospital where he was being treated for ...