Petula Dvorak

08/27/2015 - 9:35pm

    Now that two women are graduating from the legendary Ranger school, can we get back to reality?

    Yes, it is impressive that these women conquered the Army's 62-day equivalent of the men's Hunger Games, crawling, walking and running over...

08/27/2015 - 8:26pm

    "Mom? What was that lady doing with her hands?" came the 8-year-old voice from the back seat of the van as I did some reporting in Baltimore.

    "She was doing drugs, Sweet Pea,...

08/20/2015 - 7:13pm

    The scene was chaos. There were people yelling, "Put the knife DOWN!" and others screaming, "Don't shoot her!" Smoke was billowing, fire engines were parked this way and that. In the middle of it all, a 22-year-old black woman with a...

08/20/2015 - 6:35pm

    Washington just won the Super Bowl!

    Wait, you didn't hear? Did you miss the parade down Pennsylvania Avenue? The endless parties? Crowing from VIPs? Oh wait, that didn't happen.

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08/13/2015 - 3:37pm

    It's even happening here, in some of Washington's most diverse or proudly progressive neighborhoods: "Black" is being x'ed out.

    In the past 10 days, "Black Lives Matter...

08/13/2015 - 3:06pm

    No, this absurd bit of sexism did not happen in 1963. This happened last weekend.

    Ten young basketball players just returned home to Charlottesville, Virginia, feeling pretty low after their five...

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