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Vincent Orange exits the John A. Wilson Building in northwest D.C. after resigning from the city council on Aug. 15. Orange will now head the D.C. Chamber of Commerce.

Orange Officially Resigns from D.C. Council

Vincent Orange officially bid farewell to the D.C. Council Monday, ceding to calls for him to resign from his at-large ...

Education

Absalom Bolling (left), one of the 110 ninth-grade students at the new Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in northeast D.C., introduced Mayor Muriel Bowser during an Aug. 22 press conference to celebrate the opening of the school.

D.C. Opens 1st All-Boys High School

Reading, writing and arithmetic wasn't all that was on the agenda for Absalom Bolling on the first day of school ...

Opinion

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser speaks at the grand opening of the Ron Brown College Preparatory High School in Northeast, the city's first all-male high school, on Aug. 22.

EDITORIAL: Two D.C. Schools Hope to ...

With the $127 million overhaul of Roosevelt High in the Petworth community finally completed and reopening this school year, and ...

Sports

Black athletes on the boat bound for Germany and the 1936 Olympics (Courtesy photo)

Berlin Wasn't Just Jesse Owens' Olympics

Filmmaker Deborah Riley Draper's documentary, "Olympic Pride, American Prejudice," tells the stories the other black Olympians with Jesse Owens at ...
Serena Williams celebrates after defeating Angelique Kerber on Centre Court to win the 2016 Wimbledon championship on July 9. (Courtesy of Wimbledon)

Serena Wins Wimbledon, Ties Graf's Slam ...

Serena Williams won her seventh Wimbledon title Saturday, defeating German Angelique Kerber 7-5, 6-3 on Centre Court to capture her ...

Business

Candice Nicole, Kenneth Ward, Rob Hill Sr., Antwain Tate Goode, Jasmine Crowe and Tonya Rapley sit on a panel at the Black Alumni Networking Expo at the National Press Club in northwest D.C. on Aug. 12.

Myths About Black Businesses Examined at ...

The role of African-Americans in the business world was the focus of a recent gathering of college-educated millennials.

Health

D.C. native Dr. Greg Banks helps local boxers heal from their injuries. (Courtesy of Urban News Service)

Boxers Have Dr. Banks in Their ...

Greg Banks, M.D., always has been passionate about boxing and mixed martial arts. But being a doctor is what forced ...