Stevon Cook said the reading from a city schools alum also expresses love of country.
Read more in Washington Post
Matthew Shepard, whose 1998 murder became a symbol for the gay rights movement, will be interred at Washington National Cathedral
New document contradicts Ross’s congressional testimony on census citizenship question
The ‘decolonization’ of the American museum
Man found fatally shot inside of a vehicle in Southeast D.C.
What is the 13th Amendment? A Kanye-inspired history lesson.
‘I know someone will help us’: After the storm, pleas for help from a wildlife refuge in Florida
The 10 most mind-boggling Hurricane Michael visuals from the view of a weather fanatic
Thomas A. Steitz, biochemist who won Nobel Prize for mapping crucial molecule, dies at 78
Scientists grow tiny human retinas in a dish