In a little more than two weeks, Washington will be ground zero as the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
The Washington Lawyers' Committee recently released a report on racial disparities in arrests in the District that raises serious questions about why so many African Americans become entangled in the criminal justice system.
As the nation remains mired in unacceptably high unemployment, any programs and initiatives that can improve the employment landscape is always welcome.
Out of the Trayvon Martin tragedy has come what we hope is the beginning or the continuation of honest, unvarnished discussions about the issue of race in America in all its manifestations.
President Barack Obama is in Southern Africa on tour and Africans hope that the visit marks greater engagement between the president and the 54 nations on the continent.
For the past three weeks, the eyes of the world have been on South Africa and its revered leader Nelson Mandela.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray recently announced his proposal to grant Chancellor Kaya Henderson authority to approve applications for new charter schools.
Donovan Rolle, 13, represented The Washington Informer as the District of Columbia participant in the Scripps National Spelling Bee held last week at the National Harbor in Maryland.