Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Foundry United Methodist Church’s Senior Pastor to Retire

WASHINGTON, DC – Dean Snyder, senior pastor of Foundry United Methodist Church in Washington, DC, has announced that he will retire next year. He...

Jamal Harris Project Presents Fashion Airlines

The Jamal Harris Project will hold its 10th Annual fashion presentation on Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Blind Whino, 700 Delaware Ave....

Parents Struggle with Back to School Expenses

Lizzie Edwards has come to dread the end of summer for reasons beyond an eventual end to warmer weather and trips to local beaches...

Report Reveals Barry Misused City Funds

An investigation by special counsel Robert Bennett into the District of Columbia City Council’s contract and grant distribution habits has revealed among other highlights,...

D.C. Mayor Bowser Attempts to Address Affordable Housing Issue

The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development along with over 50 community partners joined D.C. (D), D.C. Council members, and local District leaders...

Spotlight on Black Educators: D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson

D.C. Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson started on Feb. 1. "I have spent the past few months hearing ideas from students, families, and community members...

Greater Washington Urban League Prez/CEO Maudine Cooper Retiring

After 23 years at the helm of the Greater Washington Urban League, President and CEO Maudine R. Cooper is retiring. Her professional career spanned four...

Aaron Jonesnot Just Another AAU Basketball Coach

Ask D.C. OR NOTHING AAU basketball coach Aaron Jones what coaching means to him and he responds with a single word: “Everything.” His team...

Washington ‘Redskins,’ Racial Bias and a Divided High Court

Racial justice tops the opening of the Supreme Court’s new term. When Justice Antonin Scalia was found dead in Feb. conservative Republicans vowed to...

Shiloh Baptist Church Tech Clinic & Debt Management Classes

Shiloh Baptist Church, 1500 Ninth Street, NW, will be holding a Technology Clinic on Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. Bring your old gadgets for...

An Open Letter to the Next Mayor of D.C.

To the Winner: First of all, congratulations on running a clean and honorable campaign. Sure, some verbal punches were thrown, but each candidate recognized the...

New African American Museum Adds Historical Context to America’s Race Discussion

A new Smithsonian museum, slated to open this fall, holds the promise of teaching a  part of the African-American culture and adding historical facts...