Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Laurence Fishburne to Co-Host Memorial Day Concert in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Actors Laurence Fishburne and Joe Mantegna will co-host this year's Memorial Day concert in Washington. The 28th annual concert from the West...

D.C. Remembers Coretta Scott King

The world will never forget the face of a brave widow who held her child during her husband, Dr. Martin Luther King’s, eulogy in...

There Are Almost as Many Boys Missing in D.C. as Girls

The District’s missing person problem gained widespread attention when a misleading Instagram post went viral, prompting a national search for D.C.’s missing girls. But,...
Civil rights activist Wade Henderson, an advocate for D.C. statehood, teaches at the UDC School of Law.

Activists Continue Fight for Statehood

On April 14, the staff of the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law’s Law Review held a symposium:...

Todd Faces Campaign Finance Probe

Despite news that D.C. Council member Brandon Todd (D-Ward 4) is embroiled in a controversy over unsubstantiated donations and missing information, some Ward 4...

Students Stand by Frederick Despite Faculty’s Debate

The lines and anxiety within the Starbucks at Howard University’s bookstore showed little signs of lightening on April 17. An April 5 widely circulated...

D.C. Resident Steps Up to Find City’s Missing Black Kids

A Northeast Washington D.C. resident launched a project more than three years ago to help the community locate missing people. Now, the organization uses...

D.C. VA Hospital Under Fire

The District of Columbia's federal Veterans Hospital was recently criticized for its poor sanitary conditions, management practices and staffing shortages. On April 12, the Veteran...

National Math Festival

The National Math Festival returns to Washington, D.C. on April 22. The event will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt...

East River Jazz and Anacostia Arts Center Presents Ella Swings Lightly

East River Jazz and Anacostia Art Center celebrates the 100th Birthday of Ella Fitzgerald with a live performance of Ella Swings Lightly on April...

Howard University’s 150th Anniversary Celebration

Rankin Chapel is commemorating Howard University's 150th anniversary with "If These Walls Could Speak’ The Role of Rankin Chapel in the History, Life and...

D.C. Office of People’s Counsel Seeks to Spread Solar Benefits to All D.C. Residents

Washington, D.C. faith leaders and consumer groups recently introduced a plan that would focus on the value and benefits of solar installations for all...