Notes and Footnotes to a Life in Georgetown
    Black History
    February 20, 2019

    Notes and Footnotes to a Life in Georgetown

    The move from our East of the River house in Hillcrest to Georgetown represented, perhaps, the biggest and most pivotal…
    Exhibition Shows Range of Black Beauty
    Arts
    February 20, 2019

    Exhibition Shows Range of Black Beauty

    "Posing Beauty in African American Culture," the latest exhibition at the David Driskell Center, confirms that Black people are lovely.
    BOOK REVIEW: ‘Inventing Victoria’ by Tonya Bolden
    Books
    February 20, 2019

    BOOK REVIEW: ‘Inventing Victoria’ by Tonya Bolden

    Relevant, timely and quietly informative, for 12- to 17-year-olds who enjoy gentle adventure plus romance wrapped in a fairy tale,…
    Ramaphosa Charms Supporters With Tablets
    AfricaNow
    February 20, 2019

    Ramaphosa Charms Supporters With Tablets

    South African President Cyril Ramaphosa left scores of ANC supporters filled with jubilation when he told them Saturday that government…
    The Great Migration from the South Defines America
    Black History
    February 20, 2019

    The Great Migration from the South Defines America

    When the Association for the Study of African American Life and History announced that its 2019 theme would deal with…
    BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Kap Won!
    Business
    February 20, 2019

    BUSINESS EXCHANGE: Kap Won!

    It's plain that Kaepernick came out on top.
      16 States and Counting Sue Trump over ‘Vanity’ Wall
      February 22, 2019

      16 States and Counting Sue Trump over ‘Vanity’ Wall

      President Donald Trump's border wall emergency isn't an emergency at all, according to officials in at least 16 states who…
      At 88, Toni Morrison Personifies the Strength of Black Womanhood
      February 22, 2019

      At 88, Toni Morrison Personifies the Strength of Black Womanhood

      Black Girl Magic, Black Girls Rock and other slogans have surfaced in recent years to describe the power, resilience and…
      D.C. Helps Returning Citizens with READY Assistance
      February 20, 2019

      D.C. Helps Returning Citizens with READY Assistance

      D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has long expressed concern about returning citizens in the District of Columbia, going back to her…
      Stacey Abrams Talks Candidly on Race, Political Power in U.S.
      February 20, 2019

      Stacey Abrams Talks Candidly on Race, Political Power in U.S.

      Stacey Abrams, joined by Jelani Cobb, recently discussed the increasing political power of African Americans after the 2018 elections and…
      Silverman Reintroduces Bill to Ease Student Loan Debt
      February 20, 2019

      Silverman Reintroduces Bill to Ease Student Loan Debt

      The District has a number of people who are cool, smart and well-connected — and deeply in student debt. But…
      Notes and Footnotes to a Life in Georgetown
      February 20, 2019

      Notes and Footnotes to a Life in Georgetown

      The move from our East of the River house in Hillcrest to Georgetown represented, perhaps, the biggest and most pivotal…
      Smithsonian to Air Special Presentation of ‘Green Book’ Doc
      February 20, 2019

      Smithsonian to Air Special Presentation of ‘Green Book’ Doc

      On Monday, the Smithsonian Channel plans to air a special presentation of "The Green Book: Guide to Freedom," a firsthand…
      Elder Promotes ‘Black Facts’ During Mid-Winter Break
      February 20, 2019

      Elder Promotes ‘Black Facts’ During Mid-Winter Break

      D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) students will soon wrap up their weeklong February break — a break that some fear interrupts…
      The Great Migration from the South Defines America
      February 20, 2019

      The Great Migration from the South Defines America

      When the Association for the Study of African American Life and History announced that its 2019 theme would deal with…
      Handicapping the 2020 Democratic Hopefuls
      February 20, 2019

      Handicapping the 2020 Democratic Hopefuls

      Of the declared Democrats, here's a look at the candidates for president in 2020.

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