Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

International Film Festival Explores African Diaspora

More than a dozen independent movies about people with African roots are scheduled to take center stage in Washington D.C. over the weekend at...

D.C. Loses Ward 7 Leader Ed Potillo

Ed Potillo died suddenly on Aug. 9, impacting the city and several city leaders. Potillo recently stepped down from his position as chairman of...

Parents Struggle with Back to School Expenses

Lizzie Edwards has come to dread the end of summer for reasons beyond an eventual end to warmer weather and trips to local beaches...

Mendelson Helps Youth Prep for School

On Aug. 13, some students were preparing for the school year with the help of D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D). Mendelson sponsored haircuts...

Washingtonians Remember the Godfather of Go-Go Music

The love and respect Washingtonians continue to have for legendary Go-Go artist and founder Chuck Brown shows most in the indelible footprint of his...

D.C. Teacher’s Contract Pending

The District of Columbia School System is set for the 2017-2018 school year with early openings and a new teacher contract. On Aug. 14, 13 schools...

D.C. High School Grad Killed by Stray Bullet

A 17-year-old girl died on Aug. 12 after being struck by a stray bullet in Northeast, D.C. earlier in the week, D.C. police said....

Summer Evenings at the Hirshhorn Museum

On Aug. 17 and every Thursday evening in August, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW, transforms into the...

Halfsmoke Hosts Lessons from the ‘Game’ Book Launch & Signing

On Aug. 18, Malcolm Lemmons' first book, Lessons from the Game, from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Halfsmoke Restaurant, 651 Florida Ave, NW.  Attendees will...

3rd Annual Chuck Brown Day

D.C.-area residents will remember Chuck Brown at the 3rd Annual Chuck Brown Day at Chuck Brown Memorial Park, 20th and Franklin, NE on Aug....

First Baptist Church of Vienna Homecoming Family & Friends Day

On Aug. 19 and 20, First Baptist Church of Vienna, located on 450 Orchard St, NW is scheduled to host a Homecoming Family and...

Shiloh Baptist Church Homecoming and Community Health Fair

Shiloh Baptist Church, located on 1500 9th St. NW Washington, DC, will host their homecoming and community health fair on August 19 from 10...