David Maraniss reveals the president's path to racial identity in his new book, Barack Obama: The Story.
Kerry Washington's role in the new TV drama was based on crisis-management guru Judy Smith.
Both Rep. John Lewis and Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker both faced the unexpected in a new PBS series.Two Black Leaders' Family Roots Revealed
The newly published Tinderbox links recent genetic discoveries to European colonial actions a century ago.
Proposition 8 violates the right to equal protection, a federal appeals panel ruled.
A Washington Post survey suggests that, for some black women, economic woes and a willingness to aid family members put an extra strain on finances.
Hundreds of family, friends and fans attended a memorial service dedicated to Etta James.
Citizens eager to make a difference help the newly independent nation establish its presence among other foreign embassies.
They were offered free college by two benefactors in 1988. Find out how these D.C. pupils are doing now.