Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. Arts Collective Promoting Local Black Storytelling Industry

Three arts groups based in Washington, D.C., are joining forces to create a film and theater collective to galvanize the Black storytelling industry, locally....

‘I am Psyched!’ Tour Shines Light on Black Female Psychologist’s Race Contributions

Whether rooted in the works of Inez Prosser or Mamie Phipps Clark, the field of psychology, particularly as it pertains to the mental health...

Is It Time to Reform the Youth Rehabilitation Act?

D.C. Council member Charles Allen (D-Ward 6), D.C. Public Defender Service general counsel Laura Hankins, and anti-violence activist Ronald Moten spoke on the Youth...

Colleagues Remember Former D. C. Council Member H.R. Crawford

Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Southeast D.C. was filled with elected officials, community leaders and a diverse quilt of political icons on Feb....

Spotlight on Black Educators: University of D.C. President Ronald Mason

The University of the District of Columbia is recognized federally as an urban land-grant institution and a HBCU. In May 2015, Ronald Mason was...

DCPS Rodents, Bedbug Crisis May Mean City Infestation Issue

Following a week that identified bed bugs at Miner Elementary in Northeast, and citations by the D.C. Health department that shuttered luxury food depot...

Man Robs 2 D.C. 7-Eleven Stores Over Holiday Weekend

The Metropolitan Police Department is currently searching for a man who robbed two convenience stores in the middle of the night over the President's...

Madame Tussauds and the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation Celebrate Black History Month

To celebrate Black History Month, Madame Tussauds D.C. and the D.C. Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) are partnering to bring Black History Month...

ASALH Black History Month Luncheon

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), the founders of Black History Month, is scheduled to host its 91st...

D.C. 2017 Black History Film Festival

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser’s Office on African American Affairs and actor Lamman Rucker are scheduled to present the 2017 Black History Film Festival on...

D.C. Parks and Recreation Event Gets Residents Moving

(Updated 02/17/2017) Hundreds of D.C. residents gathered at a local recreation center to once again celebrate their Valentine’s Day with a dance. The annual...

D.C. Police Shoot Middle-Aged Man After He Stole a Purse

D.C. police shot and wounded a robbery suspect after he stole a woman’s purse and attempted to flee the scene in Southeast, D.C. on...