Before the age of 30, Amanda Nguyen launched a nonprofit, passed a bill through Congress with unanimous support and was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. And she shows no signs of slowing down.
A group of famous civil rights activists plans to meet with Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam as he remains caught up in a racially-charged scandal.
Walk back through history and relive Martin Luther King Jr.’s struggles and accomplishments as he campaigned for human rights in this interactive timeline.
News outlets report that Mayor Sherman Lea made the announcement Friday after the unveiling of a state historical marker in front of civil rights pioneer Oliver Hill’s childhood home.
Now, at 85, James Meredith could rest assured of a place in history. But he says he’s on a new mission from God — to confront what he sees as society’s “breakdown of moral character” by encouraging people to live by the Ten Commandments.
D.C. police are partnering with the University of the District of Columbia Community College as well as the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture to improve the city’s community policing.
“I think that he would be impressed about all the work that we’re doing but we’re not where we’re supposed to be,” Yolanda Renee King on the 50th anniversary of her grandfather’s assassination.
The hanging of bananas from nooses with hateful messages at American University in Washington prompted members of Congress to call for federal civil rights investigations on Thursday.
Hundreds of thousands are expected to flock the nation’s capital today for the Women’s March on Washington, a rally and march intended to advocate for civil rights.
WTOP’s Kristi King captured scenes from D.C.’s 11th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade on Monday.
In the first of many marches to come, the “We Shall Not Be Moved” march and rally set off in the nation’s capital Saturday.
Metro Board members have raised concerns that the planned cuts to service on the subway could bring on a civil rights lawsuit.
Black History Month is coming to a close, but the month wasn’t without controversy.
Civil rights activist Joan Mulholland discusses her personal story, the anniversary of the Selma march and the current state of civil rights with WTOP’s Allison Keyes.
WASHINGTON – D.C. Public Schools students will have the chance to see the Academy Award-nominated movie “Selma” thanks to private donations and the help of a local film festival. The March on Washington Film Festival…
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.