Media mogul Oprah Winfrey and actor Will Smith came together on stage to deliver remarks at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Sept. 24. Winfrey gave $20 million dollars to the museum, making her the single biggest donor.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, President Obama said the museum helps to "better understand the lives of the president, but also the slave."
Following lowest scores in a decade in 2015, this year’s numbers continued downward. But test results only cover students who took the old version, which ended in January.
On January 6-8, Warner Theatre is going to get a taste of the twists and moves from The Flying Steps. These four time World Breakdance Champions and renowned opera director Christoph Hagel collaborate to bring down the barrier between high society and urban culture. [ more › ]
Campus police say he began working out with her near Tawes Hall.
The coach has a knack for getting his team to respond in its most desperate moments, like Sunday at New York.
The regulations would take effect in October 2017, after a moratorium on the controversial gas-extraction practice expires.
Many such claims are hype, but this house on Pocahontas Island in Virginia may be different
Kaya Henderson says she doesn’t want another public-sector job anytime soon: “I am tired.”
He helped make Walgreens one of the largest chains in the country.
A roundup of news from across the Washington region.
Plus, D.C.'s temperature drops below 60 degrees for the first time since early June, and more end-of-day news. [ more › ]
A weak cold front brings some needed rain tonight. We might see a lot more later this week.
While D.C. bucks the national trend of enacting barriers to abortion access, it still can't help fund the procedure for its residents. [ more › ]
Flying V captures the feel of the decade for those who grew up in it without alienating those who didn’t. [ more › ]
On October 6 and 7 from 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. [ more › ]
Pocahontas Island is a peninsula located within the city limits of Petersburg, Va., and IT is said to be one of the oldest black communities in the U.S. Richard Stewart, the unofficial mayor of the town, has dedicated his life and earnings to preserve what he calls a "very sacred place."
Richard Stewart has transformed one of country’s oldest African American communities into a homespun historical park
"Bao deserves a space in the American culinary landscape," says the owner of a new food truck. [ more › ]
Whether you're avoiding the political debates or Monday Night Football, these bars can be invaluable.