Both men rose up bloody and never raised their hands to fight back. Instead, they continued to march, go to jail and remain true to Dr. King’s nonviolence movement.
I thought about Emmett Till as I watched the video of George Perry Floyd dying in the street. I can never forget George calling for his mother before taking his […]
The civil rights leader, a co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, died on March 27.
When she learned of the much-honored novelist’s death, our writer thought about all that Morrison meant to her as a writer and a black woman.
When most people think of Lonnie G. Bunch III, they think about the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, which he has served as director for the […]
Comedian and activist Dick Gregory died Aug. 21 at the age of 84 in Washington, D.C. Biographer Shelia Moses penned this remembrance.
An appreciation for the “Washington Week” moderator and managing editor, who passed away Nov. 14.
Unless you are vacationing in Paris, there is no place more beautiful than Georgetown on a Saturday morning. The fair weather and bright flowers colored my path as I set […]
Unless you are vacationing in Paris, there is no place more beautiful than Georgetown on a Saturday morning. The fair …
When you first meet special collections librarian and archivist Jerry McCoy, he appears as much a mystery as the materials he guards so closely at the Peabody Room in the […]