The April 15 federal deadline for filing taxes is right around the corner, and the District's libraries, in conjunction with the AARP Foundation is providing free services to taxpayers and elderly residents with low to moderate income.
A new U.S. Postal Service stamp unveiled Tuesday in honor of Maya Angelou at a ceremony at the Warner Theatre in D.C. bears a quote mistakenly attributed to the late poet and author.
Jim Clingman, an award-winning columnist and author who for the past 22 years has published his cutting edge "Blackonomics" column in Black-owned weekly newspapers around the country, is engaged in an unexpected and devastating personal battle for his life.
The Internet and digital media have transformed the landscape of the newspaper business in this country for both mainstream and alternative publications. And the constellation of owners and publishers of African-American newspapers have to be innovative, resourceful and adaptable if ...
One owned a prominent nightclub; the other became a highly esteemed physician. By the time their lives ended, they had become two of the most respected newspaper publishers in black press.
When it comes to economic recovery, Black females continue to lag behind, with unemployment rates that are significantly higher than all other women in the nation, a recent study found.
D.C. Council member David Grosso has called for a ban on the use of public funds to travel to Indiana in the wake of the state's recently passed religious-freedom law, which detractors say allows discrimination against gays and lesbians.
Anxiety widens as the nation waits for autopsy results to find out if Mississippi is returning to its lynching past.
Federal authorities announced Friday that a man has been charged with civil rights crimes for placing a noose around the neck of a statue of the University of Mississippi's first black student.
Martese Johnson, a black 20-year-old University of Virginia student who was injured earlier this month in an altercation with Alcoholic Beverage Control officers outside a Charlottesville bar, made his first court appearance Thursday to face charges stemming from the incident.
Growing concern for the well-being of the Rev. Walter Fauntroy and his wife Dorothy has led a number of supporters and friends to rally around the couple in their time of need.
The words of the celebrated author Charles Dickens — "it was the best of times, it was the worst of times" — may aptly describe the situation that blacks and Latinos continue to face in America.
The Ferguson protest movement suddenly has a mystery on its hands, which could have been a murder mystery, given that it involves bullets leaving a .40 calibre handgun and piercing the face and shoulder of two unsuspecting victims.
The FBI said Friday that 30 state, federal, local investigators are probing the death of a black man found hanging from a tree in rural Mississippi.
On Feb. 27, 2014, five young District of Columbia Higher Education Readiness Opportunity Scholars joined the president for the launch of his My Brother's Keeper initiative, an effort to create opportunities for young men and boys of color. A little ...