About D.L. Chandler

D.L. Chandler is a veteran of the Washington D.C. Metro writing scene, working as a journalist, reporter, and culture critic. Getting his start in the late 1990s via print, D.L. joined the growing field of online reporting beginning in 1998. His first big break came with the now-defunct Politically Black in 1999, the nation's first Black political news portal. D.L. has worked in the past for MTV News, Metro Connection, Billboard, and several other publications and magazines. D.L. is a proud native Washingtonian and resides in the Greater Washington suburbs.

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February 8, 2023
President Joe Biden faced a politically-fractured Congress as he soundly delivered his second State of The Union address on Tuesday
October 30, 2022
Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts lll, the longtime pastor of the Abyssinian Baptist Church in the Harlem neighborhood of New
August 23, 2022
White House Senior Advisor for Public Engagement Trey Baker will be moving on to a new role after serving the
Coins and dollars show the comparison of the euro to the dollar today
The euro, along with the U.S. dollar, are among the largest reserve currencies in the world and the euro is
Black veteran American flag
June 24, 2022
The Black Veterans Empowerment Council (BVEC), a coalition of 19 Black veteran groups, met in Washington this week to discuss
June 14, 2022
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced on Tuesday a landmark partnership with the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) — a
Tax Day can be an easy time for some taxpayers and daunting for others who don’t quite understand the nuance
March 25, 2022
Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson showed immense poise after testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee, bookending her historic moment as the first Black
Poor People's Campaign
March 15, 2022
The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival (PPC: NCMR) and its co-chairs Bishop William J. Barber II
Last December, Rep. Jamaal Bowman brought the African American History Act bill to the floor of the U.S. House of
Supreme Court thegrio.com
January 29, 2022
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer made waves after announcing his retirement after 28 years on the bench. As the
January 17, 2022
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stands as the most towering figure of the civil rights movement, so it’s no wonder
Vice President Kamala Harris walks with Vincent Evans
January 4, 2022
The Congressional Black Caucus announced on Tuesday that an aide of Vice President Kamala Harris will serve as its new
Sheila Jackson Lee Megan Thee Stallion
December 14, 2021
With her massive fame, dedication to education, hit-making ability, and her philanthropy, Megan Thee Stallion is certainly the pride of
Vice President Harris wishes Brigadier General Charles McGee a happy 102nd birthday.
December 10, 2021
As a member of the barrier-breaking Tuskegee Airmen, Brigadier General Charles McGee is, without doubt, a living legend. On Tuesday
Small Business Saturday is one of the busiest shopping periods of the year, routinely falling after the mad rush of
Glenn Youngkin and Terry McAuliffe with Kamala Harris
November 3, 2021
Among the several key races across the nation on Election Day, many observers had their eyes fixed on the Virginia
President Biden
November 2, 2021
The Biden-Harris administration ran a campaign built upon sweeping appeals to working class Americans, especially Black voters. As the year
President Joe Biden
October 21, 2021
President Joe Biden made clear appeals to Black voters during his 2020 presidential campaign and decisively gained crucial support from
Hip Hop Caucus Yearwood thegrio.com
October 12, 2021
Among the chief tenets of American democracy, the right to vote remains one of the most viable ways citizens are