D.C.

A Black man and a Black woman pose with a pre-teen Black child in a bookstore

Despite Gentrification, Black D.C. Neighborhood Gets First Bookstore in 20 Years

“A mother came in here and brought her son specifically to show him that a Black man owns this bookstore.”

White man wearing glasses with camera

STUDY: Police Body Cameras in Danger of Being Used as 'Instruments of Injustice'

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights examined body-worn camera policies in 50 municipalities. It was not impressed.

D.C. Rapper Tarica June Tackles Gentrification and Power on 'But Anyway'

Check out the new video, which features the Washington, D.C., native visiting gentrified parts of the city she loves.

10 Times the Oscars Snubbed Black People

From Ava DuVernay to Forest Whitaker, here are just a few of the Black performers and creators that the Academy told, “Nah, we’ll go with a White person.” 

Why Does FedEx Back a Dictionary-Defined Racial Slur?

A new video takes the delivery company to task for its NFL sponsorship.

D.C. School Reform In Question After Mayor Fenty's Loss

Controversial reformer Michelle Rhee admits that her aggressive nature may have helped lead to the mayor’s downfall.