It's difficult for people who do not know Marion Barry's long and storied legacy of racial and social activism in the District to celebrate him for any reason.
As millions of Americans celebrate their newfound status as medically "insured" through the Affordable Care Act, they may still join the ranks of financially strapped patients facing the rising cost of medical services.
D.C. voters between the ages of 18 and 29 engaged both council and mayoral hopefuls through college, community civic organization forums throughout election season.
If the Affordable Care Act were actual medicine, it would be good for you!
This season's health supplement examines kidney function and the preventative measures necessary to ward off impairment.
One of my great joys as an historian is dispelling commonly held myths about African-Americans. Perhaps none excite me as much as leveling the contention established decades ago by well-meaning, but culturally biased researchers, who labeled black relationships stagnant, pathological, or otherwise unnatural.
At Emoya's Shanty Town, guests stay in a manufactured "informal settlement" — shacks made of corrugated iron sheets to resemble those millions of Black South Africans were forcibly relocated to in the 1940s.
The South is a strange and beautiful creature.
Melvin Mitchell spoke with the Informer about African-American architecture and its often overlooked significance in world culture.
Just months before Dr. King's assassination, he had the opportunity to sit with young people and field their questions about race, fear, and the future.