Author Archives: Talib Babb

  • Capitol Hill Celebrates 95th Birthday of Nelson Mandela

    As many countries around the world celebrate the 95th birthday of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela, Washington, D.C. lawmakers held a celebration of his life, legacy and values on Capitol Hill. Many gathered in Emancipation Hall to honor the former South African president with song, dance, ...

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  • HU Student Murder Rattles Nearby Campus Neighborhood

    The death of Omar Sykes, a 22-year-old Howard University student who was the victim of an apparent robbery July 4, has rekindled safety concerns among residents of neighborhoods surrounding the sprawling inner city campus. “We all want to live in a peaceful and safe community,” said ...

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  • Rodents Make Their Summer Appearance

    On any given night, you can see the gray, furry, four-legged creatures on the prowl—from Georgetown to Shepherd Park to Capitol Hill to Anacostia. They skulk about dark alleys, lurk near puddles of dirty water, peep from underneath bushes, scratch their way into trash cans to feed on ...

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