What will this new arena mean for Ward 8? How will Ward 8, or residents east of the Anacostia River, benefit?
D.C. may have the country's second-largest subway system in the nation, but it's clear — crystal-clear — that we are far from having the kind of leadership needed to manage such a massive operation.
As final preparations are made for the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March, Blacks are being urged to return to the District with an attitude of peace and community.
A certain presidential candidate has gained a surprising amount of attention and support by scapegoating Latino immigrants for all of our nation's economic problems.
According to the National Safety Council, texting drivers are involved in over 200,000 vehicle crashes each year, often causing injuries and death.
Pope Francis has departed, but his words and his presence linger.
All over this country, the myth of the Great White Society is turning into dust, and Republicans loathe to accept the reality that is being manifested right before their eyes.
We need to stand up and fight against unjust systems that often push young people out of school and onto the path to prison.
What is important to 45 million Black Americans today should be important to all Americans. Yet, as the economy in the United States continues to gradually recover from very a difficult and complex set of economic woes, the recovery of ...
On the heels of allowing a campaign follower in New Hampshire to assert unchallenged last week that President Obama is a Muslim, Republican presidential front-runner Donald J. Trump has strongly resisted opportunities to correct the public record.
Due process is the legal requirement that the state must respect all the legal rights due to a person. When did James Blake get due process?
Despite the challenge it represents, hunger is not an insurmountable problem, here in D.C. or elsewhere in America. The solution lies in the collective efforts of communities.
Here's hoping it's not like the last time politicians made announcements about new projects for Ward 8 like the Coast Guard and Homeland Security complex.
Hats off to Dr. Bettye J. Gardner and Barbara Spencer Dunn, co-chairs for the Centennial Founders Day Committee DC, for keeping the legacy of Dr. Carter G. Woodson alive and well.
Pope Francis addresses issues that do not resonate with those more concerned with privilege, profit and power.