Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Dr. Jazz at Jericho

In Laventille, Trinidad, dreams are hard to come by. For its residents, the beauty of the Caribbean Sea just beyond them and the towering...

Florida Avenue Grill at 70

Around noon Aug. 30, there was a wait to be seated at the Florida Avenue Grill in the Shaw neighborhood of Northwest D.C. At...

D.C.’s New Citywide Anti-Littering Campaign—Some Applaud, Others Have Reservations

For two decades, well-known psychiatrist Dr. Frances Cress Welsing ran monthly ads in the Black press telling people to stop trashing the community. The...

D.C.’s Community Policing Efforts Receive Praise But Further Evaluation from Various Local Leaders

The District's program to create and maintain strong relationships between the police department and the community has been credited by city leaders with avoiding the tense...

Jesse Jackson Will Expand Silicon Valley Initiative to Other Sectors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – After he completes his campaign for more diversity in Silicon Valley, Jesse Jackson plans to expand the pressure on technology...

Edward W. Norton Prominent D.C. Lawyer, Former Husband of D.C. Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton...

(Updated 8/29/2014)--Edward W. Norton, former husband of D.C. Congresswomen Eleanor Holmes Norton and past chairman of the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics passed...

Annual Washington D.C. Jarmal Harris Fashion Show Proves Dreams Do Come True

Once upon a time, 25-year-old Washingtonian-native Jarmal Harris had dreams of pursuing fashion and production and inspiring others while doing it. His dreams came true...

D.C. Millennials Strategize for Ferguson

Over 50 millennials in Washington, D.C. – educators, non-profit professionals, government workers, and students – spent Sunday afternoon creating strategies for civic awareness and...

Bowser Faces Competition

Independent mayoral candidates D.C. Council member David Catania and former D.C. Council member Carol Schwartz are campaigning to convince District voters that they should...

GWUL Partners with Nationals for Black Heritage Day

The Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) partnered with the Washington Nationals Aug. 23 to celebrate the contributions of African Americans to the game of...

The Kennedy Center Announces September Millennium Stage Performances

Sept. 1, the Millennium Stage offers a performance of selections from Synetic Theater’s The Island of Dr. Moreau as part of the Kennedy Center’s...

Step Afrika! Hosts D.C. Step Xplosion!

The internationally renowned District of Columbia based dance company, Step Afrika! kicks off its 20th Anniversary season with the second annual Step Afrika! Step...