Eleanor Holmes Norton

Taraji P. Henson testified before the Congressional Black Caucus’ Emergency Taskforce on Black Youth Suicide and Mental Health to advocate for mental health programs in schools.
“I absolutely believe that in this country, if you are 18 years of age, you should not be able to buy a rifle,” the Florida senator said at last week's CNN town hall.
As star Joy Bryant says: “We’re still talking about this shit.”
If there is one thing that we can all agree on about Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), it is that he is a staunch advocate of state rights and local control. But his belief in local control over local affairs clearly does not extend to those who actually live in Washington, D.C.
This is not a novel idea. Postal banking was first adopted by Great Britain in 1861, and is now used in 139 countries around the world.
"We traveled from Brooklyn for this," said Sonja Neill-Turner, who was there with her son, Chase, and a college friend. "It
WASHINGTON, May 20 (Reuters) - The House of Representatives has voted to lift a ban on sledding on the U.S. Capitol grounds
Among the distinct chapters of the film, lesbians have a strong moment, but it will take another film, a sequel hopefully, to do justice to the emotional force of love that swept these millions who found out that women together were complete within themselves and with each other.
The White House recently ordered the heads of federal agencies to extend paid maternity and paternity leave to government
D.C. voters overwhelmingly backed Initiative 71, which legalizes possession of up to 2 ounces of marijuana for adults aged
Gonzalez and his handlebar mustache. Mateo Monk, a musician from Virginia who had just performed in the bar, was in charge
Two percent. That is the number of teachers in this country who are African-American men. This would be shocking as a stand-alone statistic, but in the context of our nation's student population, it is appalling.
WASHINGTON -- Less than 20 minutes after it began, the first hearing in more than 20 years on D.C. statehood became contentious
Marijuana advocates argue, however, that legalizing the drug could have benefits related specifically to teen pot use. Tom
The Obama administration believes marijuana policy is a states' rights issue, the White House said Monday in opposing Republican-led legislation that would prevent Washington, D.C., from using federal funds to decriminalize marijuana possession.
WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration believes marijuana policy is a states' rights issue, the White House said Monday in
Gray has also scuffled with Harris over the issue, telling him on Twitter last month to butt out of D.C.'s affairs. Some