The Washington Nationals' commitment to young and aspiring District area baseball fans has perhaps never been more evident than team officials showing off a new 18,000-square-foot training facility at Fort DuPont Park in Southeast.
Women of Mandela's Tribe Create Intricate Bead Art
The day apartheid finally ended in South Africa; many concluded that the seeds of the race-based oppression had been swept away.
Keisha Robinson, a doctor and regional director of medical education for Unity Health Care, Inc., in Southeast, remains conscious of the needs of those in one of the District’s poorest and most underserved communities.
While Providence Hospital in Northeast has the distinction of being the District's longest- and continuously-operated medical institution, Unity Health Care enjoys a well-documented history of doing more to help those with less.
Anti-Apartheid Hero Mourned Around the Globe
In Washington, D.C., and far-flung corners of the world, admirers of human rights icon Nelson R. Mandela are recalling the life of South Africa’s first black president, who was also a freedom fighter branded a terrorist, a Nobel Laureate, political prisoner, lifelong rebel and thorn in the side of the white minority government.
Georgetown Basketball Team Ready to Make a Run
It didn't take long for the Georgetown University men's basketball team to get used to some good old fashion home cooking.
D.C. Ranks Among Top Cities for Mixed Couples
Interracial dating has continued to be all the rage, particularly online where singles are more likely to seek romance outside of their respective races.
The buzz surrounding the new holiday film "Black Nativity" might turn out to be more about the talent assembled for the Silver Screen version of Langston Hughes' masterpiece than about the birth of Jesus Christ, which is the prevailing theme of the stage play.
Blacks, Minorities Feel the Brunt During Holidays
While many converge on retail stores on Black Friday, the bargains offered during the busiest shopping day of the year may not be enough to entice some African Americans, still reeling from government furloughs and the federal shutdown.
Fans Still Wonder What Might Have Been
Despite the passage of years, most Washington, D.C.-area sports fans will never forget Len Bias, a Landover-born and University of Maryland standout basketball star whose promising professional career never materialized because of his tragic death 27 years ago.