Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

‘The Day Tajon Got Shot’ Book Launch

In March 2015, ten teen girls from Beacon House in Washington, D.C. started writing a novel during the rise of the Black Lives Matter...

Ex-NFL Pro Launches Apparel Line in D.C. Area

Former NFL player Shawne Merriman recently launched a clothing line to carry on his “Light’s Out” nickname and legacy throughout the world. D.C. was one...

D.C.’s New Youth Homeless Prevention Strategy

In the District’s ongoing battle against homelessness, even the most aggressive efforts have often overlooked teens and young adults – a particularly vulnerable segment...

D.C. Students Travel to the Black Side of Panama

Seventeen students at National Collegiate Preparatory Public Charter High School in Southeast Washington D.C. traveled and studied in Panama as a part of their...

D.C. Area Lawmakers Reject Proposed Trump Budget

Members of the U.S. Congress in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area soundly rejected President Donald Trump's recently unveiled budget. On May 23, Trump's administration released...

Allen’s Election Day Change Bill Draws Support

The District of Columbia will move the primary election date from September to June permanently if Mayor Muriel Bowser signs a recent piece of...

Report: D.C. Circulator, Streetcar Deepen Racial Bias

An Amalgamated Transit Union report released May 17 excoriates the District for using contractors to create the D.C. Circulator and the D.C. Streetcar, two...

D.C. Bilingual & Diversity Job Fair

Attend the D.C. Bilingual and Diversity Job Fair on May 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at DoubleTree by Hilton Washington D.C., 300 Army Navy...

Capital Press Club Hosts ‘Saving Our Schools’ event

The Capital Press Club is holding a public meet up on “Saving Our Students – The Fight for Equality in Education in the Age...

Delta Alumnae Celebrate Students Achievement at Community Forum

Join the Washington D.C. Alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority as they honor and celebrate local students for their outstanding academic achievements. The...

D.C. Residents Construct Plan for Affordable Housing

More than 100 District residents, representing each of the city’s eight Wards, gathered recently to draft an amendments document to the city’s Comprehensive Plan...

HU Graduation

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) addresses students, faculty, alumni and other guests at Howard University’s 149th Commencement Ceremony on May 14.