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.
In 2015, we live squarely in the age of cyber-threats, drones, malware and cybersecurity.
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.