For the last year and a half, I have worked closely with the DC Office of Human Rights to conduct an audit of school bullying prevention policies foll...
Life in the Boomer Lane has been spending so much time wallowing in the TWO HUGE SCARY news items that are consuming the entire planet right now, that she has had little time to direct her attention to the normal drivel that readers have come to depend on from her.
The Federal Communications Commission is weighing a petition to ban the use of the name "Redskins" on broadcast outlets.
The unifying social experience for young black men in Washington, D.C. is not attending college, serving in the military or receiving government assistance -- it is being punished by the criminal justice system.
Haynes and a growing number of other schools around the country are trying to flip the script by making learning the constant, and time the variable.
A striking return to form, March on Washington puts Diamond District back on the map as one of the most vital voices in hip hop today. Their 2010 debut In The Ruff garnered fans worldwide as well as caught critics's attention, leading to the shortlist for a Grammy.
While the repercussions of gentrification are easy to see: the rise of cafes, art exhibits, nicer streets, a higher police presence and a wealthier community, the process by which gentrification takes place and it's more insidious effects have yet to be explored.
Since I'm finally mature enough to get it, I thought I'd thank my parents for all the things that made no sense when I was young.
Congratulations on making it to the starting line after months of marathon training. Here are some practical tips to help you stay safe and run your very best race. Good luck and godspeed!
Here's my conversation with Kenny Shelton about the history of the U.S. Secret Service, my personal dealings with them and the controversial breaches of presidential security that led to the sudden resignation of Director Julia Pierson October 1, 2014.
The following summer I graduated, packed up four years of belongings and moved into his D.C. apartment. That's when things started going bad.
Loved ones kept encouraging me to be more open about my status as a path to healing my shame, but the thought literally petrified me. Would people judge me? Would my status distract them from the accomplishments I had made?
Erdogan has employed a multidimensional effort to intimidate, silence and otherwise persecute every institution or individual remotely associated with Gulen.
As U.S. fighter jets streak across the sky in Syria and "boots on the ground" becomes a part of our vocabulary, do any of us truly feel safer? Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Khorasan Group, ISIL... the names and faces of our enemies are growing as our freedoms are shrinking.
In an effort to see tourists in a new light, I decided to try something new for a month. I would take a deep breath, linger a moment longer and offer to take a group (or individual) photo for some tourists each day as I pass the White House. Those photos often morphed into a conversation.
Two percent. That is the number of teachers in this country who are African-American men. This would be shocking as a stand-alone statistic, but in the context of our nation's student population, it is appalling.