Petula Dvorak

12/11/2014 - 4:28pm

    The story about a gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity may have fallen apart Friday.

    But it doesn't mean that everything at U-Va. is OK. It doesn't mean that rape doesn't happen. It doesn't mean that Virginia and...

12/11/2014 - 4:12pm

    In the summers of their youth, they worked as a groundskeeper, a rec department counselor, a youth leadership organizer, a crossing guard, a nurse.

    Marion Barry gave them those jobs. That's...

12/04/2014 - 2:51pm

    Marion Barry was Chocolate City. During his four terms as mayor of the nation's capital, he presided over the District  of Columbia like a flamboyant monarch. He was the face and swagger of African American empowerment and pride - and its...

11/06/2014 - 5:15pm

    Judith Reid-Haff wore a dark blazer, a skirt and mile-high patent red platform heels for the big day.

    It's not every day, after all, that you get to tell a federal panel about your sex life...

10/30/2014 - 1:31pm

    "No more pedicures," I told my sons.

    "Whyyy?" they whined.

    "It's not summer anymore," I lied.

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10/23/2014 - 2:36pm

    All these photo scandals we're talking about? They aren't really about the nudie pics.

    These aren't just dirty old men who want to see bare breasts and thighs.

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