D.C. Leaders Outline Plans to Combat Summer Crime

D.C. Council member Charles Allen (D-Ward 6), the chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety, held a public roundtable June 26 at the John A. Wilson Building. "The District's Crime Prevention...

Work Begins for D.C. Male Commission

The commission charged with assisting males in Washington, D.C., to become more productive citizens has started deliberations, and the public is encouraged to participate.  The first meeting of the Commission on Fathers, Men and Boys...

D.C., Nation Head to Polls, Early

Holly Gerberich, owner of a Washington advertising agency, jetted into the voting booths early at Malcolm X Elementary School in southeast Washington. Gerberich, founder of Gerberich Growth Strategies, wanted to make sure she cast...

Highway Safety Groups Sponsors Team up for ‘Click It or Ticket’ Campaign

From May 23 to June 4, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will be teaming up with the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) and other local and national law enforcement officers and highway safety sponsors...

Unique Program Connects Foster Kids to Family

It’s the questions that haunt them: Why was I abandoned? Was I not lovable enough? Who are my biological parents? And now, for the 600 children in its foster care program, the Prince George’s...

Brown Announces Transition Team

City-Council Chairman-elect Kwame Brown has announced the transition team that will be instrumental in analyzing procedures and implementing recommendations concerning the governing body’s operations after he assumes office on Jan. 2. The formal launching...

Talented Youth Shine at Tom Jones Elite Summer League All-Star Game

The Washington, D.C. area is gradually tugging at the title for hottest basketball pipeline in the U.S. The insertion of talented stars such as Kevin Durant, Rudy Gay, Jeff Green, Michael Beasley, Ty Lawson...

Don’t Sit This One Out!

If you haven’t registered to vote in Maryland, today, Oct. 16, is the last day to do so online or by mail. The same is true for the District of Columbia. However, registration is...

District Tax Office on Standby to Help Filers

(March 10, 2010) - With the tax filing season in full swing, things can become quite hectic for the 300,000 taxpayers expected to complete a return this year with the District Office of Tax...

Kennedy Center to Honor Hamilton Co-creators, Wayne Shorter

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO The John F. Kennedy Center will recognize several legends at the 2018 Kennedy Center Honors. The co-creators behind hip-hopera “Hamilton” will be acknowledged with unique honors for producing...

Islamic Heritage Month – Day of Dignity Celebration

The Day of Dignity is a family program that provides free food produce, hot meals, school supplies, family activities, and entertainment. The event is scheduled to be held on October 7 at America's Islamic...

Gray Coy about Future Political Plans

Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, fresh from a recent legal victory, hasn’t revealed to anyone what he will do politically next year. "We'll see, won't we," Gray told the AFRO when asked whether he will...
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