By JASON WILLIAMS Current Correspondent The traveling Harlem Fine Arts Show will stop in D.C. from Thursday through Sunday to showcase nearly 80 artists’ galleries over a four-day event. Launched in 2009, the Harlem Fine Arts Show aims to inspire, display...
David Thompson works at Wilson High School, but he does more than teach. Along with being an instructional educator for high school teachers in the D.C. area, Thompson also coaches both softball and robotics at Wilson. Thompson — himself a...
“The Power of Color,” reads the title on the front page of an issue of Ebony Magazine from 1995. The magazine, along with hundreds of other Ebony Magazine covers that span the last 50 years, adorn the walls at the...
This month in ... ■ 1972 — Firefighter Maurice L. Butler, a private assigned to Georgetown Engine Co. 29 and Truck Co. 2, received the Kiwanis International Distinguished Service Award. Butler was recognized for the rescue of a 3-year-old girl...
The Rock Creek Conservancy has doubled its four-week RC3 youth summer initiative this year, bringing in 40 students from three D.C. high schools to work as employees of the nonprofit organization for the summer months. Since 2005, the conservancy has...
Beryl Radin is exactly the kind of woman you’d hope would write a memoir. She has lived around the world, advocated for some of the most important causes of the last century, worked in government and academia, and won...
Like many fourth-graders, Grace Thornton has an imaginary friend. But Thornton’s companion, Bobby the dragon, is more than a harmless illusion — he is her inescapable reality. And during the May 26 “Celebration of Youth” essay contest ceremony at Dupont...

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