Mayor Vincent C. Gray and other city officials are banking on the $5 million St. Elizabeths East Gateway Pavilion providing an economic foundation that will transform the fortunes of Ward 8.
Despite strident calls by Ward 6 Council member Tommy Wells for the heads of Paul A. Quander Jr. and Kenneth B. Ellerbe, Mayor Vincent C. Gray said that’s not happening.
An audience of more than 1,000 guests at the 88th Annual Black History Luncheon at the Marriott Wardman Hotel in Northwest heard about the importance of studying black history, securing a quality education and honoring the sacrifices of our forebears.
Perhaps it's a good thing that Mayor Vincent C. Gray operates effectively on a limited sleep schedule. These days, he juggles his mayoral duties with the pressing demands of a re-election campaign.
The Office of the Deputy Mayor for Public Safety released a blistering report Friday detailing the multiple failings of D.C. firefighters at a Rhode Island Avenue station and dispatchers that resulted in the death of an elderly resident.
The couples we spoke to represent a mélange of people, ideas and experiences. They took the bold step to get married. Here are their stories.
Argue That the Bank Cannot Police Itself
Over the past three decades, this venerable institution has been roiled by charges from current and former employees about the deep-seated racial bias and discrimination at the Bank.
Firefighters Disregard Medical Emergency
District residents and elected officials are still at a loss as to why firefighters from the Engine 15 station house neglected to help a critically ill man last month.
In what Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus expects to be a yearly event, he and more than 300 mostly African-American Republicans, supporters and their friends celebrated Black History Month with an awards luncheon.
Phyllis Muhammad's official and unofficial responsibilities at the World Bank gave her a bird's eye view of the steady and significant patterns of racism and discrimination perpetrated at the institution.