LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: What Does Ward 8 Get from New Arena?

What will this new arena mean for Ward 8? How will Ward 8, or residents east of the Anacostia River, benefit?

EDITORIAL: Latest Metro Meltdown Means More Consumer Blues

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.

EDITORIAL: Marching for Justice or Else Makes Essential for Blacks

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.

LAMBERT: Blacks and Hispanics — Common Ground

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.

JOHNSON: Texting at the Wheel? It Can Wait

According to the National Safety Council, texting drivers are involved in over 200,000 vehicle crashes each year, often causing injuries and death.

JESSE JACKSON: Pope Francis Awakened Our Better Angels

Pope Francis has departed, but his words and his presence linger.

MUHAMMAD: Why Care About Iowa-New Hampshire Vote?

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.

MARIAN WRIGHT EDELMAN: Young Black Males — Pushed Out and Pushed Away

We need to stand up and fight against unjust systems that often push young people out of school and onto the path to prison.

CHAVIS: Black Homeownership Matters

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 ...

CURRY: Trump Refuses to Withdraw False Claim that Obama is a Muslim

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.

MALVEAUX: No Due Process for 'Standing While Black'

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?

A Day to Celebrate Service and Tackle Hunger

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.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Will Ward 8 Really Benefit From Wizards Plans?

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.

EDITORIAL: Carter G. Woodson — Our Hero

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.

EDITORIAL: Pope's Message of Inclusion, Climate Control Confounds GOP

Pope Francis addresses issues that do not resonate with those more concerned with privilege, profit and power.