With only two weeks before the end of the school year for D.C. public school students, a group of seventh graders at Hart Middle School in Southeast accepted an end-of-the-year academic challenge that almost stumped them. They had to agree upon the biggest issues they faced during this school year, and then answer the question, "What if there was an app for that?"
This year seems like a blur in retrospect but a rear-view look over the past 12 months showed that it proved to be extremely busy and newsworthy.
The U.S. Department of Justice and HUD have found that the biggest problem in its attempt to end housing discrimination is educating the public on when and how to file a complaint.
A. Shuanise Washington’s first impression of the Congressional Black Caucus came when she was a teenager.
Beverly Cowser, a retired D.C. public school teacher, was only 18 years old when she came to the District for the famous March.
Often called “one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced,” Congressman John Lewis has dedicated his life to protecting human rights, securing civil liberties, and building what he calls “The Beloved Community” in America.
The D.C. Council voted 8-5 Wednesday afternoon to pass a controversial act requiring big-box retailers to pay their employees a minimum wage of $12.50 an hour.
With all of this newness being created in the District, there are still many neighborhoods that have held on to their unique charm, with residents maintaining their property's value and appeal.
D.C. Resident Began Battle More than a Decade Ago
Communicating with loved ones while incarcerated isn't easy for most prisoners jailed in the United States.
D.C. delegates stood their ground and made a strong case for Statehood before the Democratic...