Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Father of Two Found Slain in Michigan Park

Over 100 family members and friends gathered May 10 at the Michigan Park Recreation Center in Northeast D.C., the day before the funeral of...

Opponents Contend, Thomas Needs More than Name Recognition

While the races for mayor and D.C. City Council chairperson have heated up several degrees in anticipation of the Sept. 14 primary, the contest...

Africare Celebrates Black Leadership at 2014 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner

Africare, the oldest and largest African-American led non-profit committed to advancing development in Africa, hosted more than 500 global leaders including South African Ambassador...

University of Phoenix Graduates Share Inspiring Stories

Their stories are as diverse as their backgrounds. From a female military member who balanced deployments with responsibilities as a White House communications manager...

Alfred Street Offers Mother’s Day Prayers

Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Va. hosted prayer vigils, May 11, at both of their worship services in support of the 300 school...

Bowser Addresses Black Concerns

D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser, the Democratic Party nominee for mayor, has the inherent advantages of money, organization, and the party mantle to become...

Gifted Academy Preparatory School Provides Safe, Personalized Education for Youth

As adolescent bullying permeates schoolyards across the country, prevention campaigns have formed from grassroots organizations and government agencies alike. Native Washingtonian Theresa Garza is...

Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Gospel Service Celebrates Black History

The Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall Gospel Service is scheduled to host an annual Keeper of the Community Black History Month celebration on Feb. 18...

Family Matters of Greater Washington 2015 Annual Awards Gala

The Family Matters of Greater Washington will hold its Annual Awards Gala on May 21 at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel, 1127 Connecticut Avenue, N.W....

One Love Massive: ‘Three Generations of GoGo Crankin’ Block Party

The One Love Massive group is sponsoring a Memorial Day event on May 28 called the “Three Generations of GoGo Crankin’” block party. The...

Howard University and Washington’s Public Schools Launch Dual Enrollment Partnership

Mayor Muriel Bowser joined District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Howard University President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick to announce a...

A Tribute to Phyllis Hyman

Recording artist Shang will perform late singer Phyllis Hyman’s hits at a “Tribute to Phyllis Hyman” at the Howard Theatre on May 16 at...