While marking history, the real test may come in 2021.
Just .05% of all the people who have ever served in the Senate were Black.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton said the bill could pass the Senate with a simple majority vote.
A Justice Department watchdog said "inappropriate and dangerous" exercises by the Bureau of Prisons riot team caused "significant injury" to an uninvolved staffer.
House Democrats and Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a June 26 vote on whether to officially name D.C. the 51st state.
Proponents hope to secure a voting majority in both chambers of Congress in January 2021.
Cornelia Poku opens up about the difficulties she’s faced as a Black woman trying to establish her blog, Black Girls Eat DC.
A District of Columbia election proves candidates who want to defund the police can win city council posts that give them direct power over police funding.
The deployment of unwanted federal forces in the District of Columbia is only possible because it is not a state.
The local chapter of Black Lives Matter dismissed the mural as a “performative distraction from real policy changes” designed to “appease white liberals."