Latest from Theresa Vargas
After 2-year-old Ezechiel Nguemezi’s death, people stepped up to make sure his family wouldn’t be evicted during the pandemic.
  • Oct 24, 2020
They used to meet in assisted-living and adult day-care centers. Now, they hold Zoom rehearsals.
  • Oct 17, 2020
A close look at the existing museums on the Mall reveal exhibits that explore the experiences of Chicanos, Afro-Latinas, Nuyoricans and more.
  • Oct 10, 2020
In texts to volunteers with the Food Justice Initiative, people tell of needing help buying soap, surviving on one meal a day and crying in the bathroom so their children won’t see.
  • Oct 7, 2020
In a mostly Black neighborhood, just miles from the White House, a prayer vigil was held for President Trump’s healing — and the nation’s.
  • Oct 3, 2020
Last month, Brandi Christine Case-Wallace’s parents mourned her and the son she didn’t get to meet in a private moment by the Potomac River.
  • Sep 30, 2020
The “No Slide Zone” signs that will soon start appearing in some neighborhoods hold a message for potential shooters: You’re hurting more than your targets.
  • Sep 26, 2020
The 10-year-old, who was born with neurofibromatosis type 1, or NF1, has been participating in a trial at the National Institutes of Health that recently resulted in the first approval of a treatment.
  • Sep 19, 2020
The group’s effort reflects the pushback that is growing across the country from pro-mask advocates.
  • Sep 16, 2020