Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Musical Star Hinton Battle Opens Dance Workshops in D.C.

Driven by his love of dance and desire to help lower income children, three time Tony Award winner, and NAACP Image Award recipient, Hinton...

Black Women’s Roundtable Discusses Domestic Violence

Recent stories surrounding National Football League (NFL) player Ray Rice have not only focused national attention on domestic violence, but have caused a public...

D.C. Preps for Winter Storms

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and her team of city officials have put programs in place for District residents to effectively deal with the upcoming...

Biscuit Company Excites D.C. Foodies with Southern Flair

Growing up, if Maurice Cherry wanted a quality meal, he had to make it himself, so as a teenager, he began working at restaurants...

Light of the Ancestors

On Feb. 13 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Carmen Torruella-Quander will be one of the many artists invited to exhibit in “Light of...

Black Men with Special Needs Children Find Support in D.C. Group

Men are often seen as the protector, provider and dominant force in a nuclear family. But, according to the mother of a disabled child...

D.C. Parks and Recreation Department Gets a New Home

D.C.’s Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has a new home in the city’s U Street corridor. At a news conference last week, Mayor Vincent...

Feds Paying for Sewer Analysis of Pot Usage in Washington

SEATTLE (AP) — The federal government is chipping in money for a three-year pilot study using sewage samples to determine levels of marijuana use...

Local, Federal Agencies Accused of Poor Planning

WASHINGTON — Residents, who live near and around the Walter E. Washington Convention Center where President Obama’s two-day Nuclear Security Summit was held April...

ASALH Celebrates 86th Back History Month Luncheon

“Black Women in American History and Culture” is the theme for this year’s, Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH)...

Chocolate City Goes the Milky Way

Chocolate City? Not anymore. That’s because while the District of Columbia’s overall population has grown for the first time in 60 years, the city’s Black...

Groundbreaking Ceremony Set for National Museum of African American History and Culture

The groundbreaking for the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) will be held Feb 22 in Washington, D.C. The museum...