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.
In the days since County Attorney Robert McCulloch haughtily announced a grand jury decision that Officer Darren Wilson would not be indicted for killing unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown, spontaneous demonstrations and protests have broken out in more than 37 states ...
If we have a roof over our head, food, water, the love of friends and family and good health, we should be giving thanks. Every day.
The relationship between black people and those in blue is fraught with tension and distrust, not just in Ferguson, Missouri, but also in New York, Oakland, and countless cities and municipalities in between.
Darren Wilson will likely be absolved of killing Michael Brown, but the verdict won't be the end but just the continuation of the long walk to freedom.
We salute Argelia Rodriguez and the wonderful job DC-CAP has done under her leadership for the students and our community.
Now that the book has been closed on the 2014 mayoral elections, we hope that Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser and Mayor Vincent Gray will overcome and move past the tension that has lingered since Gray lost his bid for re-election in ...
Politicians nationally should regard the midterm elections as a cautionary tale.
It's no secret that Howard University is in the financial struggle of its life.
Voters hoping to read the tea leaves of the midterm elections Senate race should be confused.
As Ebola tries to gain a solid foothold in the U.S. and the public's nerves get increasingly frazzled, the missteps by federal officials only add to that anxiety.