Washington D.C. News

  • Who’s Running?

    Eighteen candidates are running for Mayor Muriel Bowser’s empty Ward 4 city council seat. The special election is on April 28.   Name: Glova Scott Age: 59 Occupation: Overnight Stocker at Walmart Party: Socialist Workers Party   Why are you running? It offers an opportunity to reach ...

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  • Irma Thomas Plays at The Howard Theatre

    Musical legend Irma Thomas, the soul queen of New Orleans, La., shared her musical talents with D.C. residents at The Howard Theatre Feb. 26. “It is a gift from God and I do love to sing,” she told the AFRO in an email. This year alone, Thomas has received the Offbeat Award, A Blues Music […]

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  • Youth Law Fair

    The District Court of the District of Columbia along with DC Bar will host the 16th annual Youth Law Fair on March 21 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the D.C. Superior Court, H. Carl Moultrie Court House, located at 500 Indiana Avenue N.W. The event is free and all high school students are […]

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  • Film Series at Cultural Center

    The Goethe-Institut Washington, The German Cultural Center located at 812 Seventh St. N.W. will show the film The Spy Who Came in from the Cold on March 2 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets cost $7 for general admission, $4.50 for seniors, students and military. Tickets can be purchased at www.goethe. ...

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  • McLean Youth Orchestra Concert

    The McLean Youth Orchestra’s second concert of the 2014-15 Season, cancelled due to the weather, has been rescheduled for March 14 at 3 p.m. at the Oakcrest School, 850 Balls Hill Road. The concert will feature performances by the McLean Youth Orchestra and the MYO Repertory Orchestra. The ...

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  • Delta Teen Summit 2015

    The Alumnae chapter for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will hold Teen Summit 2015, “Teen Talk: the relationship edition” on Feb. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mount Vernon High School, 8515 Old Mount Vernon Rd. The day is dedicated to youth empowerment, awareness, “real talk” conversations, and ...

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  • Anti-Ratchet Superhero Saves D.C. Nightlife

    With as much history, art and culture as D.C. holds, it can still be hard to find a quality nightlife scene – one where bottles aren’t being popped pretentiously, women aren’t dressed to the nines – only to stand in the corner – and fights do not break out between business professionals looking ...

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  • Michael Walton Foundation Invests in D.C. Youth

    Michael Walton dedicated his life to investing in the community and children. Walton stops by Friendship Collegiate Academy in Northeast D.C. three times a year through the Michael Walton Foundation – an organization that provides positive outlets for youth and young adults through creative ...

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  • Malcolm X Commemoration

    Ibrahim Mumin, Ilyasah Shabazz, one of Malcolm’s daughters, and Thomas Penny at the 50th Anniversary Program commemorating the Assassination of Malcolm X at the Audubon Ballroom (i.e. now the Shabazz Center) in Harlem,N.Y. 79 total views, 7 views today

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