Washington D.C.

D.C.'s Teacher of the Year Reflects on Overcoming Homelessness

D.C.’s Teacher of the Year Reflects on Overcoming Homelessness

“I told myself I want to be a teacher that counts every child, who thinks that everyone can make it,” she said.

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Passenger Accuses D.C. Uber Driver of Kicking Him Out of Car for Being Gay

A bartender from Washington, D.C., says he was kicked out of an Uber last month…

Suspects Arrested in Deadly Stabbing of Washington D.C. High School Honor Student

Washington, D.C. police have arrested two teenagers for the death of a high school honor-roll…

President Obama to launch major new effort to help young minority men

Barack Obama Officiates Wedding of Former White House Staffer

Anyone who’s ever dreamed of a having a wedding truly worthy of writing home about…

12-Year-Old Found Dead at DC Boarding School

The apparent suicide of a 12-year-old boarding school student has sparked concern about a potentially rampant…

22-Year-Old’s Remains Discovered After Leaving for Plenty of Fish Date

Skeletal remains discovered in October were declared as belonging to a Washington, D.C. resident who went…

March for Black Women

March for Black Women Draws Hundreds in Washington, D.C.

“I said to myself that there will not be another March for Racial Injustice that does not truly center black women and their issues,” said the march’s organizer.


In Brief: D.C. Has Biggest Black Homeowner Jump; Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush May Buy Marlins

Washington D.C. Sees Largest 15-Year Increase in Black Homeownership Although African-American homeownership has been shown…

missing black girls

Black Celebs Urge Police, Media to Cover Missing Black Girls

Unless you’ve been following the story on social media, chances are you may not have heard about…


Why the Crisis of Missing Black Girls Needs More Attention Than It’s Getting

An academic study analyzed news coverage of missing children and found that only 20 percent…