Virginia Street Renamed for Tennis Legend Arthur Ashe
    Black Experience
    June 24, 2019

    Virginia Street Renamed for Tennis Legend Arthur Ashe

    A main thoroughfare in Richmond, Va., was named Saturday in honor of late tennis great Arthur Ashe.
    George Mason U. to Rename Building for Famed Mathematician Katherine Johnson
    Black Experience
    June 24, 2019

    George Mason U. to Rename Building for Famed Mathematician Katherine Johnson

    George Mason University in Northern Virginia will rename the largest building on its Science and Technology campus in honor of…
    Creators Come Together in D.C. for Annual Fine Arts Show
    Arts
    June 22, 2019

    Creators Come Together in D.C. for Annual Fine Arts Show

    The grounds of Howard University were a sprawling canvas of inspired expression and talent this month as artists from across…
    Juneteenth Hearing on the Hill Puts Reparations Debate in National Spotlight
    Black Experience
    June 20, 2019

    Juneteenth Hearing on the Hill Puts Reparations Debate in National Spotlight

    A House hearing was held this week on legislation that would set up a commission to study reparations for the…
    Mathew Knowles: Beyonce Gained, Kelly Rowland Lost from Color Bias in Industry
    Black Experience
    June 20, 2019

    Mathew Knowles: Beyonce Gained, Kelly Rowland Lost from Color Bias in Industry

    Mathew Knowles, father and former manager of Beyoncé, said "colorism" negatively affected Kelly Rowland's career versus that of his iconic…
    Black Leaders Push for Fair 2020 Census Count
    Black Experience
    June 19, 2019

    Black Leaders Push for Fair 2020 Census Count

    Leaders of numerous African American organizations recently convened in the District to deal with the upcoming 2020 census that could…
      The Word ‘Boy,’ Race Politics and Democratic Wrangling Raise the Interest of Black Voters
      June 25, 2019

      The Word ‘Boy,’ Race Politics and Democratic Wrangling Raise the Interest of Black Voters

      The Iowa Caucus isn’t until Feb. 20. But the first Democratic presidential debates are this week in Miami and African-American…
      New Tech Created for 2020 Census to Combat Undercounting People of Color in Remote Areas
      June 25, 2019

      New Tech Created for 2020 Census to Combat Undercounting People of Color in Remote Areas

      The U.S. Census Bureau has been facing harsh criticism for its plans to try to accurately count people of color…
      Comcast to Help People with Disabilities Control Their TV with Eye Movement
      June 25, 2019

      Comcast to Help People with Disabilities Control Their TV with Eye Movement

      Comcast will make it easier for people with disabilities to enjoy their television viewing experience.
      Service Held for Prince George’s Woman after Mysterious Death in Dominican Republic
      June 24, 2019

      Service Held for Prince George’s Woman after Mysterious Death in Dominican Republic

      Minutes after family and friends celebrated the life of Cynthia Ann Day at a memorial service Monday, the family attorney…
      George Mason U. to Rename Building for Famed Mathematician Katherine Johnson
      June 24, 2019

      George Mason U. to Rename Building for Famed Mathematician Katherine Johnson

      George Mason University in Northern Virginia will rename the largest building on its Science and Technology campus in honor of…
      Lawmakers Weigh In on Crippling Violence in Haiti
      June 21, 2019

      Lawmakers Weigh In on Crippling Violence in Haiti

      Reps. Frederica Wilson (D-Fla.), Kathy Castor (D-Fla.), Lois Frankel (D-Fla.), Val Demings (D-Fla.), Alcee Hastings, (D-Fla.), Debbie Murcarsel Powell (D-Fla.),…
      Focus of Trump Citizenship Question is Revealed After Memo Surfaces
      June 20, 2019

      Focus of Trump Citizenship Question is Revealed After Memo Surfaces

      A deceased Republican strategist who played a key part in the Trump administration's effort to get a citizenship question included…
      Juneteenth Hearing on the Hill Puts Reparations Debate in National Spotlight
      June 20, 2019

      Juneteenth Hearing on the Hill Puts Reparations Debate in National Spotlight

      A House hearing was held this week on legislation that would set up a commission to study reparations for the…
      D.C. Airports Among Worst for Summer Air Travel
      June 19, 2019

      D.C. Airports Among Worst for Summer Air Travel

      Reagan Washington National and Dulles International have been ranked among some of the worst airports for on-time summer travel.
      Communities of Color Wary of D.C.’s 5G Plan
      June 19, 2019

      Communities of Color Wary of D.C.’s 5G Plan

      While city officials and the utility companies say the latest generation of the internet access and data is 100 times…

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