From the time she was a child, Lidia Antunes Frederico knew she was different.
When San Carlos Apache Tribal Council member Wendsler Nosie found out late last year that Arizona Sen. John McCain had tucked a rider into the National Defense Authorization Act that transfers 2,500 acres of Apache land to a foreign copper company, anger and resolve bubbled up inside in him, he said.
Despite the best efforts of city leaders and homeless advocates, homelessness continues to spiral upwards in the District.
D.C. Council member Mary Cheh introduced the Death With Dignity Act of 2015 recently.
The culmination of secret negotiations brokered by Pope Francis and Canada, a realization by a U.S. president that the status quo was unsustainable and the willingness of two mortal enemies to work through distrust led to change between Cuba and the United States.
For the past five years, officials of the District of Columbia College Access Program have been upsetting the educational status quo in a distinctive program called the Alpha Leadership Program.
The first summer into her tenure as mayor, Muriel Bowser has focused on providing a mélange of programs across several District agencies to provide children, teenagers, adults and families options to fill up the dog days of summer.
The newest crown jewel of the Ben's Chili Bowl empire opened to much fanfare Wednesday morning as a substantial crowd of area residents, passersby, city and business leaders and food lovers crowded in front of the restaurant for the ribbon cutting and opening of one of the District's most well-known businesses.
Several Reports Detail an Agency Mired in Problems
When officials from the Federal Transportation Administration released findings of a safety management inspection that revealed the depth of Metro's operational and financial woes, some riders were taken aback.
Twentieth Anniversary to Address Racism, Injustice
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, in D.C. to divulge plans for this fall's 20th anniversary celebration of the Million Man March, said blacks in the U.S. have no choice but to unify for justice amid the slate of murders of unarmed black and brown civilians.