The Congressional Black Caucus penned a letter last week to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and FBI Director James Comey asking for an investigation into the seemingly increasing number of children of color, particularly girls, who have gone missing this year in Washington D.C.
DC At-Large Council member Anita Bonds proposed new legislation this week that would require colleges and universities to clearly mark the transcript of a college student convicted of sexual assault while on campus, putting it permanently on a student's college record.
Last night, SLUT: The Play, a powerful play about the realities of sexual assault in high schools, was performed for thousands at the Warner Theatre in Washington DC.
The US House of Representatives voted Thursday night to overturn a Washington, D.C., law that makes it illegal for employers to retaliate against employees who have premarital sex or who have an abortion.
Feminists are taking action on January 22 to celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Roe v Wade - the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide.
Washington, DC is led by a trio of women, two of whom are women of color, making it the only city in the US where the mayor, chief of police, and school chancellor are all women.
The families of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Trayvon Martin, and John Crawford III, all attended the march.
Reverend Al Sharpton and the families of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Akai Gurley, and Tamir Rice will be leading a march Saturday in Washington, DC.
Election Day Decisions on Marijuana and Nonviolent Crimes Also Counter Racial Biases of War on Drugs
The new laws could help to significantly reduce the disparate impact of overpolicing and incarceration of people of color.
Newly released US Census data shows the wage gap for African American and Latina women is worse in some areas where the overall gender wage gap is small.
Low-wage workers in Washington, DC might see a significant increase in their pay, thanks to national labor rights group Restaurant Opportunities Center United.
Would this reform him? Could it have “fixed” us?
Georgetown University has formally apologized to students and alumni following a university police response to an off-campus H*yas for Choice protest last week that sparked outrage.
Over 200 Georgetown Alumni want the University to do better by H*yas for Choice.
The District of Columbia’s Office of Human Rights launched a Transgender and Gender Identity Respect Campaign last week with the aim of “promoting respect for the District’s transgender and gender non-conforming communities.” This is the first government funded campaign of its kind. The campaign includes a series of print PSAs featuring transgender and gender-non-conforming Washingtonians. Each...