While American women made about 81% what men earned in 2018, women have managed to surpass their male colleagues in some lines of work, Census data show, including in male-dominated industries such as science and some blue-collar jobs.
The number of licensed foster homes in Washington dropped nearly 50% in the past year, a larger drop than in any state, according to a report released Thursday by the Chronicle of Social Change, but it may be due to more children placed with relatives and a decrease in the overall number of foster children.
The number of licensed foster homes in Washington dropped nearly 50% in the past year, a larger drop than in any state, according to a report released Thursday by the Chronicle of Social Change, but it may be due to more children placed with relatives and a decrease in the overall number of foster children.read more
At the event hosted by the conservative Heritage Foundation, there was a debate about whether stronger libel laws are needed to rein in the press.
At the event hosted by the conservative Heritage Foundation, there was a debate about whether stronger libel laws are needed to rein in the press.read more
Two Illinois housing authorities, Union County and East St. Louis, will be getting nearly $2 million from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to identify and reduce lead-based paint hazards in pre-1978 public housing units.read more
Can a medical marijuana dispensary lead to economic development in a majority African American community in Washington?read more
Around 30,000 people gathered a few blocks away from the White House this past weekend for a taste of food and culture at the fourth annual Around the World Culture Food festival.read more
As a proud member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. – the first Greek-letter organization for Black women – vice president-elect Kamala Harris’ win last month brought much attention to the National Panhellenic Council (NPHC), but civic engagement for these organizations has always been a priority.
With a return to in-person instruction not in sight soon for D.C. public schools, there are concerns surrounding the effects remote education on students in low-income neighborhoods due to lack of resources and parental support.
Educators nationwide who have been forced to teach online because of the pandemic are finding new ways to connect with students learning English for the first time, a group that’s particularly difficult to reach with online instruction.
The 2019 Smithsonian Folklife Festival is documented in a photo slideshow.
Washington D.C. holds the annual Memorial Day Parade as a way to remember fallen service members as well as celebrate their service to the United States.
WASHINGTON — Over fifty years after Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. sought to mobilize the country to address the issue of poverty, activists in D.C. are picking up the mantle and looking to address issues that effect the poor in D.C. The D.C. Poor People's Campaign...
National Capital Area YWCA held a stand against racism rally Saturday in Freedom Plaza and many local area organizations joined them to support their cause.
Traditional holiday stories follow celebrities as they visit children’s hospitals and do-gooders donating minivans to families with disabled members. But, a story about the holiday season from the perspective of those sick in the hospital or terminally ill is seldom found.
Hundreds of volunteers piled into a warehouse in Prince George’s County to help the Salvation Army organize presents for nearly 6,000 children in the DC/PG County area.