Organization Operates Various Domestic Violence Programs
While the YWCA has gone purple in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the nonprofit organization easily has become the largest provider of domestic violence services in the country.
Popular Minister Aims for Changes in the City
The Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler may have his share of critics, but he doesn't mince words as he seeks one of the two at-large D.C. Council seats in the election on Nov. 4.
Cowboys Success Makes Dismal Year Worse
What's worse than the Redskins' 2-and-5-and-going-nowhere record is what's happening deep in the heart of Texas, where the Cowboys are a stunning 6-1 and have not tasted defeat since their Week 1 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.
Wizards Fans Discouraged After Guard Breaks Wrist
It seems that each time one of Washington's professional sports teams is expected to fare well — or perhaps even challenge for a championship — disaster strikes.
With Domestic Violence Awareness Month observed during October, officials at the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence said nearly 20 individuals per minute in the United States are victims of physical violence by an intimate partner, which equates to more than 10 million women and men over the course of one year.
Lydia Pyles started reading The Washington Informer about 10 years ago when she came across a story about rap and business mogul Russell Simmons.
As The Washington Informer reaches its milestone 50th anniversary at a time when the business model has changed dramatically for newspapers around the globe, many mainstream outlets have fallen on hard times, and several have folded.
Friends Recall Informer Founder
The Rev. Jesse Jackson, who writes a weekly column that runs in The Washington Informer, simply couldn’t find the right words.
Dr. Calvin Rolark, founder of The Washington Informer, rode into town with the winds of change blowing.
Last in Division, Washington Falters at Home
They displayed guts and character and even a little bit of machismo, but the Washington Redskins still didn't get a much-needed victory and their season, like so many others over the past 20-plus years, may again register as an unmitigated failure.