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Education Department Hosts ‘Let’s Read! Let’s Move’ Series

By the Washington Informer U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, accompanied by Tony award-winning actress and singer Phylicia Rashad — best known for her role...

Tracy Martin Among Panelists at Caucus on Black Men and Boys...

Dorothy Rowley for the Washington Informer A distinguished panel of African-American leaders joined members of the Congressional Caucus on Black Men and Boys (CCBMB) at...

D.C. Mayor Gray Supports Tougher Drug Paraphernalia Law

The Washington Informer D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray endorsed strengthening the city's 31-year-old drug paraphernalia law during a combined Ward 7 and Ward 8 community forum...

Obama Meets With Deltas at White House

By the Washington Informer President Obama met with members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. in the Oval Office on Tuesday, July 16, to commemorate...

Jesse Jackson Visits Marissa Alexander

By the Washington Informer Rainbow PUSH Coalition founder Rev. Jesse Jackson spent recently spent time with inmate and domestic violence survivor Marissa Alexander, a Florida...

Rachel Jeantel Offered HBCU Scholarship From Tom Joyner

By Dorothy Rowley of the Washington Informer Rachel Jeantel, the star witness for the prosecution who reluctantly took the stand late last month during the...

Race and the Supreme Court

By George Curry In its latest affirmative action ruling, Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin, the Supreme Court, ruled the same way it had...

Deltas Converge on Nation’s Capital

By Stacy M. Brown for the Washington Informer More than 40,000 members of Delta Sigma Theta, the largest African-American Greek-lettered sorority in the world, are...

DC: House’s Bill Cuts Funding and Includes Anti-Abortion Provisions

By the Washington Informer A House Appropriations Committee released a fiscal 2014 spending bill Tuesday that eliminates $40 million of federal funding earmarked for the...

Former U.S. Rep. William Gray, 71, First Black Majority Whip, Dies

By the Washington Informer Former U.S. Rep. William H. Gray III, a political icon in Philadelphia and the first African American to become majority whip,...