A common lament heard from civil rights activists and a number of their contemporaries is that for any number of reasons, young people today are unaware of or unfamiliar with the stories of a bygone era.
The real Martin Luther King Jr. has been hijacked by those seeking to soften the hard edges of a man almost impossible to put into a neat category, and they subvert his message in the hopes that it doesn't reach ...
One measure Washingtonians use to gauge the effectiveness of their mayors is how they handle snowstorms.
When is enough enough?
If the Jan 2. inaugural of Mayor Muriel Bowser, the attorney general and the D.C. Council is any indication, residents are more than ready for the changes they're promising.
The District of Columbia is bathing in the glow that women hold three of the most powerful positions in the city.
When a mentally ill gunman murdered Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos on Dec. 20, the New York City Police Department had the country's sympathy. But some of that has been diluted by a series of arbitrary, self-serving and dishonest ...
On Christmas Eve, Mayor Vincent Gray released data indicating a significant decrease in unemployment in Wards 5, 7 and 8.
President Barack Obama, aided in large part by Pope Francis, has radically shifted the troubled and tenuous relationship that's existed between the United States and Cuba.
The race for the seat the late Ward 8 Council member Marion S. Barry held is heating up, and a range of people are offering themselves as candidates.
Although 70 percent of D.C. voters support a referendum legalizing recreational marijuana use, city leaders and organizers of Initiative 71 are scrambling to counter interference by the congressional overlords into the city's affairs.
Rarely do people know that one act, that one thing that becomes the spark that ignites a groundswell of anger and deep dissatisfaction, that seemingly erupts from nowhere.
When he died on Nov. 23, a number of friends, colleagues and former employees of Mayor Marion Barry worried about how he'd be sent home.
A sleeping giant has been awakened, and the struggle for the heart and soul of this country has begun anew.
Since his untimely death last week, residents in the District of Columbia and around the region and the country have mourned the passing of former Mayor Marion S. Barry.