The children of late singer Marvin Gaye responded Wednesday in U.S. District Court to the lawsuit filed against them by Robin Thicke, Pharrell Williams and T.I., according to an attorney representing the Gaye children.
For the second time in as many years, a group of students at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast have gone beyond the confines of their school walls to share the "thrill" of learning.
Undercutting the competition with the proposition that buyers prefer value over pedigree, Hyundai is hoping that buyers will look past the label while considering this week’s test vehicle, the 2014 Equus sedan.
The church has long been a base of empowerment, exhibiting an unparalleled degree of influence over the thoughts and lives of its congregants. It comes as no surprise that the Black church, as perhaps the most important institution in the African-American community, has reinvigorated a centuries-old custom for meeting the educational needs of Black students.
Everybody, it seems is talking about the Affordable Care Act. But who, I wonder, really cares about affordable health care for ordinary citizens?
Our life today resonates closely with the warning of George Orwell.
McDonald’s has a great story to tell, but for some reason they seem reluctant to tell it.
If blacks didn't have those government jobs, who would?
Every year, thousands of young, primarily black men are arrested for marijuana possession and for the vast majority, that act will have a tremendous impact on the course their lives take going forward.
You've got to outsmart the abuser in order to save your life!
Supporters Clash with Opponents over Casino Location
The race to award a casino license for a proposed gaming location in Prince George’s County reached its climax last week during a heated public hearing over a proposed location at National Harbor.
Following Emancipation, the vast majority of African Americans sought to increase their intellectual and social mobility by enrolling in church-sponsored common schools.
The weather wasn't particularly hospitable — overcast, windy and chilly with occasional splashes of sunlight — but that didn't deter several dozen friends and supporters of DCTV from spending the afternoon at what was essentially the kickoff of DCTV’s 25th anniversary.
London youth have an identity problem.
Don Rojas didn't know that when he accepted Maurice Bishop's offer to become his press secretary that he'd end up being an eyewitness to a coup, and an invasion of Grenada by the U.S. military.
This year's annual AIDS Walk Washington, held Saturday, Oct. 26, presented its annual Courage Award to the late Sean Sasser, well-known HIV activist, at the Walk at Freedom Plaza.
Virginia’s candidates for governor, Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli, a Republican, held their third and final debate on Oct. 24 at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va.
Gospel Greats, Others Prepare for Annual Evangel Cathedral Celebration
It’s never too early to think about Christmas.
A teacher at the Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts and Howard University's School of Fine Arts are among the winners of this year’s prestigious Mayor’s Arts Awards, now in its 28th year of sponsorship by the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities.
Mississippi officials, civil rights leaders and school children broke ground Oct. 24 on the landmark Museum of Mississippi History and the first Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
SWERV, a five-year-old, District-based national lifestyle magazine directed at an African-American LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning) audience, celebrates legendary African-American fashion designers in its fall 2013 edition.
The District of Columbia is joining a growing number of states and cities which are reversing their positions with regards to marijuana use.
Andy Shallal, the owner of Busboys and Poets and the Eatonville restaurant chain, has decided to run for the 2014 Democratic Party nomination for mayor.
Bobby Lucas relished the chance to play baseball and study business administration at The George Washington University alongside tens of thousands of students from across the country and around the world when he first moved to the District in 2006.
Nearly three years after closing its doors for renovations, the Landover/Palmer Park Boys and Girls Club reopened to the community during its fall festival.
President Barack Obama recently said that if he were the football team's owner he'd "think about changing" the Washington team's name. The normally non-committal president's comments fueled a debate over the top sports team in the nation's capital. The debate involves some of the nation’s richest men.
There are times when even the unstoppable is halted in its tracks. And in the new book "His Third Wife" by Grace Octavia, the octagonal red sign is up ahead.
There has never been a political climate like this in modern times. We are now in an era of constant chaos. Our elected officials are fighting with no end game in sight.
Demanding the Washington football team remove the “R” word from its name is a simple request for respect.
Kale can provide some special cholesterol-lowering benefits. Kale's risk-lowering benefits for cancer have recently been extended to bladder, breast, colon, ovarian, and prostate. Recognized as providing comprehensive support for the body's detoxification system, Kale is the perfect additive to soups, salads, or even juicing regiments as the fall gives birth to colder winter months. This recipe for Kale and White Bean Soup is quick, easy, and extra healthy. Enjoy
This year marks the third annual presentation of WOLCF's major fundraiser, "Dancing with the Scholars," which supports the foundation's year-round programs.
Al Johnson, D.C. doo-wop legend and lead singer of '60s R&B group the Unifics, died on Saturday, Oct. 26. He was 65.
Increased Property Sales Tax Revenues Generate $6.2M for Agencies
Agencies within the Prince George's County government could see a few extra dollars in their 2014 budgets under proposed legislation that would increase the general budget by $6.2 million.
Sheila Stewart, a longtime D.C. radio personality who was killed earlier this month in a car accident in Atlanta, was laid to rest in North Carolina on Wednesday.