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EDITORIAL: Denise W. Barnes, Rest In Peace

The Washington Informer lost one of its own on June 18, when senior editor Denise Wall Barnes died following a long illness.

EDITORIAL: Considering the South Carolina Massacre

What will it take to label Dylann Roof's actions terrorist?

D.C. Council: City Must Say No to PEPCO-Exelon

We feel it is our duty as representatives of the public to clearly state our opposition, given the wide-ranging impact this deal has on public policy and energy sustainability.

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Obama's Snub of Black Press Infuriating

After reading your article by Stacy M. Brown, "Why President Obama Shuns Black Press" in the June 18, 2015 edition, I became very angry.

JESSE JACKSON: Remove Confederate Flag and Agenda It Represents

The flag is a symbol, but the agenda of the flag is very real.

JEALOUS/EADDY: Why You Can't Kill the Spirit of Mother Emanuel

You can kill a man, but you can't kill an idea.

MATTAVOUS-FRYE: D.C. Residents Risking Too Much in Pepco-Exelon Merger

In my role as the voice of District utility consumers, I urge D.C. residents to recognize what's really at stake here, and consider the pros and the cons of the merger for themselves. In my view, at this point, there ...

JESSE JACKSON: Charleston Shooting Reflects Terrorism, Not Its Origins

Not unlike the economic and political context of Birmingham, the nation and its leadership are still failing to see, understand and come to grips with the underlying economic and political circumstances that led to such a tragedy.

MORIAL: Summer Jobs Pay Future Dividends

I can still remember my very first job — and the valuable lessons I learned from it that continue to inform my career to this day.

CHAVIS: Celebrating the Gifted James Baldwin

James Baldwin was a gifted author and freedom fighter who made a big difference with his pen in the struggle for freedom, justice and equality.

CLINGMAN: Hillary Clinton Evokes 'Collective Anesthesia'

Just when I thought we had learned our political lesson, along comes another one.

CURRY: Fox News and AP Abuse Black Youth

Fox News blowhards will never admit that in covering the racially charged swimming pool incident in McKinney, Texas, they blew it.

MALVEAUX: Good and Bad News in Latest Job Numbers

People are working harder, and national productivity is growing faster than wages are.

HARRIS-WALKER: Consumers Beware of Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks are consistently on the rise, affecting consumers and organizations at unsettling rates.

EDITORIAL: Metrorail Lurches from Crisis to Crisis

Metrorail's problems with the operation of its trains and ancillary services continue.