On the anniversary of a landmark Supreme Court decision, Brown vs. Board of Education, ... which paved the way for equal access to education, college faculty members from across the country are launching a campaign that they hope will be another pivotal moment in higher education.
Chris Myers Asch teaches history at the University of the District of Columbia and coordinates UDC's National Center for Urban Education. He reflects on a childhood baseball team that taught him the fundamentals of manhood.
A study of clergy sex abuse in America, sponsored by the U.S. Catholic Church, concludes that a combination of social factors, deficiencies in seminary education and inconsistent responses by church leaders contributed to the crisis.
Authorities say 20-year-old Kevin Coffay, the suspected driver in the car crash which killed three friends in Montgomery County, was released on bond late Tuesday. Meanwhile, Wednesday the first of three funerals for the victims of the tragedy was held.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley says he will work for greater protection for transgendered people in the next legislative session. O'Malley's pledge comes in the aftermath of an attack on a transgender woman in Maryland in April.
Following this past weekend's triple fatal car accident in Montgomery County, authorities are urging teen drivers, their friends, and parents to consider the consequences of poor judgement behind the wheel.
UPDATE: Former Prince George's County Executive Jack Johnson has pleaded guilty to charges of extortion and witness and evidence tampering. Johnson entered the plea to the two counts in U.S. District Court in Greenbelt on Tuesday.
In D.C.'s Chinatown neighborhood, buses leave to or arrive from New York City at almost any hour. These buses have grown in popularity, thanks in large part to their low prices. But starting this summer, D.C. can charge companies for using curbside space.
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