Opposition to the proposed utility company merger between Pepco Holdings, Inc. and Exelon has been well-documented and a protest on Thursday, Feb. 5 by numerous environmental advocacy organizations again received its share of media attention.
In a society that has seen widespread economic and financial turmoil not seen in decades, financial literacy has gained added currency, officials say.
Veteran beautician and business owner Wanda Henderson defied the odds last summer when she reopened her salon and spa in a newly erected mixed-use development along Seventh Street in the Shaw neighborhood in Northwest.
Every day my husband and I make decisions that affect the lives of 450 people and their families.
Julius Caesar “J.C." Watts Jr. is proving that there is life after Congress and charting a course Black youth can emulate.
In his remarks at the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s Mid-Winter Conference 2015 on Jan. 29, the Hon. Philip Davis, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Works and Urban Development, told the delegates that as journalists and publishers, their role as ...
It is inspiring to note the great sung and unsung heroes that have opened doors, developed resources and blazed trails that have changed the lives of so many.
The Bank of America Charitable Foundation has named Literacy Council of Northern Virginia and Building Bridges Across the River as Neighborhood Builders.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will host three "Budget Engagement Forums" throughout the District next month.
Celebrations of our milestone moments convey our unique American history. By embracing our history, we teach our youth and remind older ones of significant strides achieved when we had none of the freedoms promised by our nation. Most of these ...
Overcriminalization is a dangerous trend that is threatening African-Americans.
Fair housing advocates have raised their voices and organized protests to mount pressure that conveys just how important fair housing is to the nation's citizens and its economy.
The fight over pot in the District of Columbia has put the GOP in an awkward spot.
A proposed merger by utility companies Exelon and Pepco is being touted by officials of both companies as one that will benefit Pepco ratepayers, but a constellation of opponents has lined up to oppose the proposal.
One of the most respected financial institutions in the Washington Metropolitan area has earmarked $80,000 in the form of five grants in order to help local small businesses get a leg up on the competition.