Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

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...

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...

Bowser Offers Grants to Curb D.C. Childcare Crisis

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) may have found a solution to the District’s severe shortage of licensed child-care providers. Infant care in the...

District Masons Fight Prostate Cancer

On the cold April 8 morning, a sliver of sunlight illuminated West Potomac Park where Stephen Jefferson and his wife were registering  people for...

D.C. Woman Still Missing After 6 Years

The mother of a girl who disappeared more than six years ago is still in search of her adult child. Unique RaQuel-Leona Harris went missing...

Bowser Budget Draws Mixed Reviews

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently released her fiscal year 2018 $13.85 billion budget for the District, titled "DC Values in Action," on April 4. ...

D.C.’s Gentrification Can Offer Opportunities

The recent influx of newcomers to inner city neighborhoods is not the first, and certainly not the largest demographic trend in memory.  Adapting to...