You’ll find them in every major city. They are the taxi cab and drivers. They are what get tourist to and from; local residents to work and back; some folks to the doctor and others to the supermarket. Some of us get to know the drivers very well from frequent use. To most of us, […]

Kate Conradt of Save the Children has been working in Haiti for the past 25 years. Kate joins Bernie McCain today to talk about what is need most for the children of Haiti after the devastating earthquake. WOL and Radio One-Washington, D.C. is trying to raise $50,000 dollars to support Save the Children of Haiti […]

(Washington, DC) — The U.S. Justice Department is being asked to investigate the Hyattsville Police Department amid allegations of racial discrimination against black police officers on the force. The Montgomery and Prince George’s County chapters of the NAACP are backing six black officers who work for the Hyattsville department, claiming they’re held to a different […]

VIA NICK.COM: Never underestimate the power of a boy and his bicycle. A kid from West London, England, started out with a plan – a plan to raise money for kids in Haiti. “I want to do a sponsored bike ride,” said 7-year-old Charlie Simpson, in a message posted on a website, “because there was […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Two Metro workers were struck and killed early Tuesday by a large truck that was backing down the track just north of the Rockville Metrorail station, officials said. The fatal crash — the latest in a series of incidents that have raised questions about the safety of Metrorail operations — closed […]

By Mark F. Gray After Wizards guard Javarris Crittenton was sentenced for his misdemeanor gun possession charge, the organization was quick to distance itself from the third year player and have chosen not to pick up the option on his contract. The team issued a statement saying how they were disgusted with his behavior and […]

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is set to announce a series of economic initiatives Monday aimed at helping struggling middle class families. The proposals include a doubling of the child care tax credit, caps onstudent loan payments, and aid for families taking care of elderly relatives. The plan would also offer retirement savings options for […]

(Washington, DC) — DC Council Chair Vincent Gray says he wants answers from Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee after Rhee made some serious claims in a recent magazine interview. In the interview with “Fast Company” magazine, Rhee talked about last year’s massive teacher layoffs, and claimed that some of the teachers were let go because they […]

VIA SINGERSROOM: The star-studded, global benefit ‘Hope For Haiti Now’ has already broken records when it comes to raising funds. According to organizers, “Hope for Haiti Now” has raised more than $58 million to date, surpassing Hurricane Katrina related telethons and public donations. Inclusive of donations made online, via phone and through mobile texting, the […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Council member Yvette Alexander (D-Ward 7) is raising concerns about what she sees as the poor response of the Metropolitan Police Department after a man pulled a gun on her Wednesday afternoon as she tried to help a MetroAccess driver who was being robbed. Alexander was leaving home and was in […]