Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Black Panther Pop-Up Bar Opens at Black-Owned D.C. Lounge

The long-awaited opening weekend of Marvel’s “Black Panther” has given rise to a unique, but temporary, new bar. The Wave USA, a D.C.-based event production...

D.C. Mayor Celebrates Frederick Douglass’ 200th Birthday With Unveiling of Restored Portrait

In the midst of Black History Month, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser celebrated abolitionist Frederick Douglas’ 200th Birthday by unveiling a newly refurbished portrait...

Nikki Giovanni Shares Her Heart

On Feb. 10, sporting a sweet sassy smile, Nikki Giovanni, spoke powerful words at Busboys and Poets 5th and K, in Northwest Washington, D.C. “My...

Political Newcomer Kim Ford is Challenging Norton

D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes has generally had no problem getting re-elected to the U.S. Congress since 1990 but she faces a spirited challenge this...

Local HBCU Students Earn ROTC Scholarships

By the time she completed elementary school, Jasmine Jones could pack clothing military style. Her father, a career U.S. Navy man, provided the tutelage. Now,...

Wilson Leads Fight Against Exorbitant Water Bills

The Rev. Willie Wilson, the senior pastor of the Union Temple Baptist Church located in D.C.’s Ward 8, has been getting water bills that...

District Leaders Discuss How to Improve D.C. Public Schools

The District of Columbia Public Schools has failed its students and it’s time for officials to acknowledge that, Councilwoman Mary Cheh said at a...

D.C. Schools Teach Black Lives Matter

“What color is innocence?” asked a student in 11th grade as she drew pictures with crayons and markers. She and five other students were...

For the Most Part, D.C. Doesn’t Want Trump’s Parade

President Trump said he would like a military parade in the District of Columbia but the city's leaders and residents don't like his idea....

AFRO Names New Publisher, Board

The AFRO-American Newspapers on Monday named a new publisher and a new board of officers. Frances Murphy Draper, who served as president of the family-owned...

Omorosa Spills Even More White House Secrets on ‘Big Brother’

CBS’ “Celebrity Big Brother” is turning out to be a great source for secret political intelligence, as reality star, former presidential aide, and ex-Trump...

Washington D.C. Students & Adults Discuss Weighty Topics for ‘Black Lives Matter’ Week of...

It’s time to do more than talk about the Black and brown people whom Kelsey Coleman contends are getting pushed out of the rapidly...