Latest from Theresa Vargas
If we are going to change the culture in offices, newsrooms and schools, black, indigenous and other people of color need to be made to feel they can stop hiding aspects of themselves.
  • Jul 4, 2020
Black students at Washington-area private schools have described hearing the n-word from classmates, being accused of stealing and having their parents treated as “the help.”
  • Jul 1, 2020
The mural was painted by an Asian artist, was inspired by a photograph taken by the son of Honduran immigrants and features a black man who was born and raised in the District.
  • Jun 27, 2020
More than 85,000 people have signed a petition in support of Matthew Rushin, and the 21-year-old’s family has asked Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to grant him a pardon.
  • Jun 24, 2020
Both calls are an acknowledgment that bad law enforcement practices, no matter what the badge looks like, unjustly separate families.
  • Jun 20, 2020
The toppling of statues in Richmond, the capital of the Confederacy, are long overdue.
  • Jun 17, 2020
Latson’s case shows that while some losses occur in minutes under a uniformed knee, others take place over years in front of many badges and titles.
  • Jun 10, 2020
On a recent afternoon, as people waved signs near the White House, a woman in Southeast D.C. handed out 300 meals to her neighbors.
  • Jun 6, 2020
It matters whether police departments have encouraged officers to kneel, forbidden them to do so or given them the freedom to decide for themselves what’s right.
  • Jun 3, 2020
Right now, the jobless are hurting. Some are also reinventing themselves.
  • May 30, 2020