| May 19, 2013
| 1:49 PM
Mike Williams recalls having only one black, male teacher during his K-12 education in Montgomery County, Md.
“I felt a bit isolated. That’s coming from me, and I was fairly popular. I was an athlete,” said Williams, 43, now a social...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:31 AM
College football juniors and redshirt sophomores have until Tuesday to declare for the NFL draft, a deadline that adds urgency to Virginia Tech’s presumed and oh-so-unusual search for an offensive coordinator.
Urgency because Hokies junior Logan...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:24 PM
The other children sitting on the carpet in Diana Holley's first-grade classroom at Gilmor Elementary School on Friday wiggled and squirmed and laughed and whispered. But Briana Diggs stayed still.
Her chin rested in the palm of her hands, eyes turned...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:06 PM
Baltimore is home to some generous souls. There are those who give time, others who share their ideas and plenty of people willing to open their wallets.
Over the years, a number of people have built reputations as philanthropists. Yet however...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 11:37 AM
Grafton High boys basketball star Elijah Moore continues to draw more and more interest from Division I basketball coaches. The latest to express interest in the 6-foot-7 senior is Howard University head coach Kevin Nickelberry, formerly of Hampton...
| Dec 30, 2012
| 3:54 PM
Catherine O'Neill, a social worker turned political activist and advocate for refugee women who co-founded the watchdog group now called the Women's Refugee Commission, died of cancer Wednesday at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. She was 70.
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:34 PM
Virginia Tech has not revealed any football coaching staff changes, but the presumption for weeks among fans and media is that Bryan Stinespring no longer will coordinate the Hokies’ offense. So lack of official vacancy notwithstanding, social media...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Youman Fullard Sr., who fulfilled a lifelong dream when he and his wife took over ownership of the Yellow Bowl Restaurant and turned it into one of the city's most sought-after soul food destinations, died Sunday of complications from Alzheimer's...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 3:09 AM
Kintae Lark has no doubt that Charlotte Pfeifer is a phenomenal woman.
Just before he presented Charlotte with an award, Kintae told a personal story about how she has made a difference in his life.
The occasion was the Phenomenal Woman Awards program...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:06 PM
The problem with watching a great player, year after year, is you often forget what made him great. Sometimes he does, too. That's why Cameron Wake reaches into his locker on the day he's named to the Pro Bowl and pulls out a small piece of wood....
| Apr 11, 2013
| 10:59 AM
WASHINGTON -- Tea party titan Rand Paul, visiting Howard University on Wednesday, told students that he had been called "either brave or crazy to be here" at the historically black college.
Probably some of each: brave, because he's trying to sell...