Washington D.C. News

  • Kappas to Host Celebrity Auction and Soul Food Feast

    The Kappa Scholarship Endowment Fund of Washington, D.C. (KSEF) will host its 31st annual Celebrity Auction and Soul Food Feast on Nov. 2 at the Blackburn Center at Howard University. The silent auction runs from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The soul food feast begins at 3 p.m., with the liveauction ...

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  • The District Celebrates 40 Years of Home Rule

    The District of Columbia recently celebrated a milestone in its long march toward full political participation in American politics and government. Past District elected leaders joined present day politicians and 50 guests at a ceremony highlighting the 40th anniversary of the city gaining the ...

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  • Radio One Hosts ‘Marion Barry Day’

    Radio One Inc., the largest corporate conglomeration of Black radio stations in the country that is owned by an African-American woman, recently honored D.C. Council member Marion Barry for his decades of service in a unique manner. Radio One, based in Silver Spring, Md., and owned by ...

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  • Bowser, Candidates Push for Strong Voter Turnout

    D.C. Council member and Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser is one of many political leaders in the District that wants residents to vote in unprecedented numbers in the Nov. 4 general election. On Oct. 25, Bowser was joined by 200 people that consisted of residents, fellow Democrats, ...

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  • Commerce Chamber Honors City Leaders

    The D.C. Chamber, the largest chamber in the Washington region, recently honored Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) with the Lifetime Legacy Award during its Chamber’s Choice Awards Gala Oct. 25. Other honorees included Hines (Economic Impact Award), Disabled American Veterans (Community Impact ...

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  • D.C. Resident Shares Story at AIDS Walk

    Yvonne Jackson of Washington, D.C. remembered holding her younger brother’s hand in 2012 as he lay dying in a hospital bed in Los Angeles. Her brother, Terrence Keith Richard, 37, was dying of complications from AIDS. He had contracted HIV 12 years earlier after having unprotected sex with ...

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