Pepco will host this month The Washington Informer's “Fifty 50 Lens” photo exhibit, featuring more than 50 black-and-white and color photographs documenting Washington’s history through the lenses of Informer photographers over the past 50 years.
Gifts for 10 children whose mothers were killed in an October crash in Oxon Hill will be collected Saturday afternoon at a community youth center in Suitland.
For months, Cherri Branson asked county officials to reveal the findings of an investigation into allegations of excessive force on a Germantown, Maryland, teenager. Her efforts, however, have remained futile because of a rule that protects such information.
Plans unveiled Tuesday by D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray call for the city to continue its ownership of United Medical Center, but with its management to come under Howard University Hospital and the California-based Paladin Healthcare system.
Mayor Vincent C. Gray joined members of his administration, community leaders and residents to celebrate the opening of the new Barry Farm indoor aquatic center in Ward 8. The official ribbon cutting, held Saturday, Dec. 13, drew dozens of area ...
Demonstrators have begun sit-ins at the Justice Department to protest Congress's decision to put the skids on D.C.'s attempt to legalize marijuana.
A DC Vote-led group has launched an initiative to get city residents involved with incoming Mayor Muriel Bowser's administration.
The Skyland Workforce Center in D.C.'s Congress Heights neighborhood opened for business this week, the latest sign of progress in the burgeoning Southeast community.
Several hundred members of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.'s Mu Lambda Chapter showed up last weekend to honor their brother, the late Marion S. Barry Jr.
Despite the dreary weather, about 75 people showed up at the home of Cynthia Worsley in Northwest, bringing toys, books or cash for an annual toy and book party sponsored by Bread-for-the Soul — a D.C.-based nonprofit that supports children ...
It's almost expected, and often commonplace that someone who spent a half-century in politics and immersed in public service would have amassed a sizable fortune. But not Marion Barry.
Marion Barry is gone. It still hasn't sunk in.
On the early morning of Nov. 23, Marion S. Barry collapsed shortly after a three-day stay at Howard University Hospital and was rushed to the United Medical Center in Southeast. Since his death, residents of Washington, D.C. have mourned the ...
So, he stumbled. But he'd earned enough high regard and goodwill for us not to see those challenges as the measure of the man.
Would you be willing to publish the truth and nothing but the truth about your life, as Marion Barry did in his autobiography? Many of us would not. It's one of the reasons why he was so exceptional.