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The City Paper and WPFW are moving to buttoned-down environs downtown. But the moves affect each operation in entirely different ways.
Center designed for and readily available to low-income women is going under-utilized by them
Beyond Howard Homecoming parties, what are alumni doing to leave the door open behind them?
Kimberly Booker’s son died in an accident on a construction site — and started her foundation work.
Danielle Moodie-Mills and Aisha Moodie-Mills
ABC’s political thriller starring Kerry Washington puts power in the hands of compelling characters.
The statue resembles a famous Mandela pose: his right arm extended into a fist above his head.
Ericka Blount Danois
The actor discusses his new Boardwalk Empire role, based on a real-life gangster.
These days, parents with children at Judith Hoyer Montessori in Prince George’s think that deception is school policy.
A Christian bikers conference at a Fort Washington church shows the power of motorcycle ministry.
Hamil R. Harris
Here are reflections from several attendees at an event honoring the four girls who died 50 years ago.
Lonnie G. Bunch III
The founding director of the national African American museum recalls the 1963 church bombing.
They and their union should stop resisting other changes Chief Ellerbe has proposed.
Tensions between past and future arise as the world grows more digital.
Report on halfway house details concerns of residents and prisoner advocates.
The world in which I was barely tolerated has drastically changed so much that the scenes at the Lincoln Memorial brought tears to my eyes and a smile on my face.
Ahnna K. Smith
OP-ED|I am afraid of what is ahead for my country, because the reality of an equal and just society is far from realized.
Bernell Brown was filmed holding his daughter, with her arms around his neck, giving them a place in history.
Stephen A. Crockett Jr.
Essay| ‘The Butler’ puts the extremes of black masculinity under one roof.
Eisa Nefertari Ulen
For as important as math and science is to a child’s learning, let’s not forget art
Aisha Moodie-Mills and Danielle Moodie-Mills
One form of oppression does not trump another; anti-gay policies and laws are just as stifling as racist ones.
Give your child the chance to develop original thoughts and deepen understanding with active learning.
Residents are asking questions that betray skepticism about the ability to launch Obamacare.
Eisa Nefretari Ulen
This summer, allow your child the opportunity to develop original thoughts and deepen understanding through active learning.
Friendship Academy coach has helped dozens of players win full college scholarships.
In Langley Park, it’s a battle between the politically powerless and the politically connected.
Though the city council’s intentions seem noble, Mayor Gray should veto the Living Wage Bill
Director of highly touted film talks about the inspiration and journey that brought the movie to the big screen
The “Mighty Men of Metropolitan” are the backbone of one of Washington’s oldest black churches.
OPINION| How do we prepare our African-American children for the terrible consequence that the simple act of Walking While Black?
First, parents must understand how a child’s brain develops.
Usually, better education means better health. But not here: 7 of every 10 adults are obese or overweight.
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