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Tennis Legend James Blake to be Honored at Annual Tennis Ball

The Washington Tennis & Education Foundation will honor tennis legend and philanthropist James Blake with its 2014 Champion of Tennis Award. The honor will...

Pastors Set Helping Needy As 2014 Priority, Leader Says

The members of the Missionary Baptist Ministers’ Conference of Washington, D.C. and Vicinity met Jan. 6 at Trinidad Baptist Church in Northeast to install...

Sigmas Celebrate Centennial

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, founded at Howard University on Jan. 9, 1914, celebrates its 100th Anniversary in 2014 with a year-long slate of activities. The...

Annual King Memorial Breakfast Honors Community Leaders

Six local residents and civic leaders who best emulate the spirit of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will receive awards Jan. 20...

MLK Luncheon and Fashion Show

The 42nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. DC Support Group Luncheon and Fashion show will be 1 p.m., Jan. 20. The event will be...

Metro Unveils Next Generation Rail Cars

Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation, the D.C. mayor and congressional representative and regional elected officials braved a frigid January morning on the wind whipped...

District Man Headed to Prison for Stabbing A Man Over $20

For the second time in his life, Charles Link is going to jail again for stabbing somebody. The first time it was after he...

Parental Involvement at D.C. School in a Class by Itself

WASHINGTON– Stepping into the cozy parent center at Orr Elementary School in Southeast Washington, D.C. is like grabbing a cup of coffee with an...

Zora Neal Hurston Birthday Celebration

On Jan. 7, the Hurston Wright Foundation will celebrate the 122nd birthday of acclaimed novelist Zora Neal Hurston. The event will be held at...

Alfred Street Baptist Church HBCU Festival 2014

Alfred Street Baptist Church will host the annual HBCU Festival on Feb. 22 at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va. The event will...

D.C. Music Download Two Year Anniversary Show

In celebration of its two-year anniversary, D.C. Music Download magazine will host an anniversary show on Jan. 25 at the 9:30 Club in the...

Black Korean War POW Buried in L.A.

For 60 years, Clara Gantt hoped that her husband, Sgt. 1st Class Joseph Gantt might be alive, despite the fact that military officials had...