In every decade, black people have been confronted by circumstances and events — often triggered by deeply entrenched and endemic structural racism — that has thrown the viability of black respectability into question.
U.S. Attorney Ron Machen Jr., announced on March 16 that he's leaving office and returning to private practice after more than five years serving as the Justice Department's top man in the city.
The issue of affordable housing isn't a new one.
For D.C.'s newest residents, streetcars represent a modern addition to cities, an aesthetically pleasing part of gentrification.
The global celebration of International Women's Day while serving as an opportunity to regale their contributions is also a marker of how far women still have to go to achieve parity.
Mayor Muriel Bowser has brought in a former Seattle fire chief, Gregory M. Dean, to take over as chief of the D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department.
Early Sunday, in a skid row section of Los Angeles, about a half-dozen of the city’s police officers fought with a homeless man. At the end of the encounter, the unidentified man lay dead on the sidewalk, shot at least ...
Somehow it escapes these people that it’s OK to disagree with the president without getting personal and vicious and that these racist jags continue to alienate blacks and other people of color, whom the GOP purports to be courting.
The University of the District of Columbia has experienced a good deal of turmoil lately, and from the looks of things, more is in the offing.
For those of us fortunate enough to have warmth and shelter, we cannot help but think and feel deep compassion for the men, women and children who're homeless.
We hope the young people come out of this relatively unscathed after having learned that life isn't fair and that sometimes things won by hard work can be taken away.
The answer, according to a number of black scholars, is no.
Republicans, prior to the Nov. 4 election, promised that if elected, they'd show they are a party that can lead. But, as we've seen, it's one thing to just say no for six years and another to demonstrate the leadership ...
We should be outraged at that fact that black history still is not an integral part of any public or charter mandatory curriculum in most schools.
We applaud Muriel Bowser, Kaya Henderson and all involved for recognizing this vital need and taking the opportunity to do something different.