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EDITORIAL: The More Things Change, the More They Remain the Same

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.

EDITORIAL: Machen Steps Down

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.

EDITORIAL: No Room in D.C.

The issue of affordable housing isn't a new one.

EDITORIAL: Streetcars, Yea or Nay

For D.C.'s newest residents, streetcars represent a modern addition to cities, an aesthetically pleasing part of gentrification.

EDITORIAL: For Women, the Struggle for Equality Continues

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.

EDITORIAL: D.C. Fire Department Turning a Corner

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.

EDITORIAL: Yet Another Police Shooting

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 ...

EDITORIAL: Hate and Division

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.

EDITORIAL: UDC Moving in the Right Direction?

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.

EDITORIAL: Homelessness and Winter

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.

EDITORIAL: Little League Woes

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.

EDITORIAL: Are Our Children Getting a Proper Education?

The answer, according to a number of black scholars, is no.

EDITORIAL: In Search of Leadership

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 ...

EDITORIAL: History, Black History

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.

EDITORIAL: A Rightful Focus on Black and Latino Boys

We applaud Muriel Bowser, Kaya Henderson and all involved for recognizing this vital need and taking the opportunity to do something different.

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