It's a shame and an embarrassment that in 2014, the issue of equal pay for women remains unresolved and that certain politicians and activists are using pay equity as a political football.
One of the good things about anniversary observances and related celebrations is that they offer us a vantage point from which to gauge our progress as a country and as a people.
Kaya Henderson has put forth an agenda that’s been working and, unless someone else can step to the plate with far better offerings, at the very least deserves the opportunity to continue carrying out initiatives that are bringing our schools ...
We commend Congressman Cedric Richmond for questioning U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on the timing of the federal prosecutor's decision to announce allegations that D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray knew about the shadow campaign funded by Jeff Thompson.
It's been a month now since Relisha Rudd went missing.
Vincent Gray has earned a second chance to serve the District as its mayor and to continue a lifetime of service he is credited for giving to the residents of this city.
Once against, Washington D.C. is being roiled by a political scandal that has shaken the public's faith in the legislative arm of our city.
It never gets old hearing about college students and other young people opting for a Spring Break of service, rather than catching sun and partying on the beaches of Daytona, Pensacola and Cancun.
For handicappers and political pundits, the mayor's race just got a little more interesting.
Metro Transit Police Chief Ron Pavlik has some explaining to do.
Once more, America is getting a taste of justice, Florida style.
Last December, Congress allowed long-term unemployment benefits to expire, leaving about 1.7 million people without the safety net they need as they search for a job.
While it is important to honor the best in black culture and to hold up that which has too often been hidden from most Americans, not just the black ones, it is time for black people to do much more.
At the time it seemed simple. An elderly man was in distress and a firehouse stood across the street.
For more than eight months, food service, janitorial and other staff employed by the federal government at the Smithsonian museums, Union Station, the Ronald Reagan Building and other federal installations, have been protesting and holding a series of one-day strikes. ...