New President Places Matriculation High Atop Agenda
The path to the presidency of Howard University had been mapped out a long time ago for Wayne A.I. Frederick.
African-Americans More Prone to Prostate Cancer
As Prostate Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, health officials in the metropolitan area have continued to work overtime to spread the message in the African-American community that prostate screenings count as an important first step in combating the deadly disease.
For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has published a poll measuring the quality of the undergraduate education at historically black colleges and universities. And, for the eighth consecutive year, Howard University ranked second among the 69 schools surveyed in the magazine.
Washington Hopes to Bring Home Championship
October baseball has returned to the nation's capital and, after fulfilling the hopes of spring, the Washington Nationals are now on a mission to fulfill the promise of a fall to remember.
Classic Match Recalled 40 Years Later
It's been 40 years since the famous "Rumble in the Jungle," the much-hyped and celebrated clash between an aging Ali — whose signature line, "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee," remains iconic — and George Foreman, a fearsome and undefeated young bear of a champion.
Legendary Singer Plans Concert at Warner Theatre
There’s only one Motown, and a surefire way for District-area residents to find that out would be to attend the upcoming concert by the legendary Gladys Knight at the Warner Theatre in Northwest.
Goodell Still Enjoys Support of Redskins, Fans
While many fans of the Ravens sported Ray Rice jerseys at the team’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sept. 11 in Baltimore, embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has received similar support along the I-95 corridor from Landover to Virginia.
Employees Say They Need Permission to Use Restroom
Hundreds of workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency say they're underpaid and harassed because of their race or gender, and some employees allege that conditions are so bad they need permission to go to the restroom.
H Street Events Include Newspaper's 50th Anniversary Exhibit
Life on H Street has been different for Steve Hessler and his wife, Mary Ellen Vehlow, the owners of Gallery O on H in Northeast.
Comedian, Wife to Share Special Exhibit
America's favorite TV dad has become one of the Smithsonian's newest benefactors.