Researchers recently developed a symptom checklist that could help detect the outset of Alzheimer's disease and aid earlier diagnosis.
Parents, education experts and others have outlined back-to-school checklists for the 2016-17 year.
Keith Bullock Picks Up Mantle of King, SCLC
Keith Bullock, a southeast D.C. resident and bus driver, is campaigning for one of the top five leadership positions in the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, which represents operators, clerical, paratransit and maintenance workers of the Washington D.C. Area Transit.
Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is set to open Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
"My Big Phat Ghetto Fabule$$ Wedding," Ursula Battle's exciting play about what happens when a reversal of fortune causes a couple's expensive dream wedding to turn into a beer-budget nightmare, is among the journalist and writer's many works that helped her earn the 2016 Newsome Award for Playwright of the Year.
At-large D.C. Council member and D.C. Democratic Party Chair Anita Bonds formally endorsed the candidacies of fellow Council member David Grosso and Robert White, Democratic nominees for two other at-large seats on the council.
Despite — or perhaps because of — unprecedented poor polling numbers in the African-American community, Republicans have ramped up their effort to court Black voters.
Eleven D.C. schools are participating in an extended-year calendar program that allows students more reading and mathematics studies during summer months.
As D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson prepares to exit in October, there remain obvious achievement gaps between white and African-American and wealthy and poor students.
Rev. William Barber II hasn't always held the national spotlight, but once he got it at the DNC convention, he made the most of it.