Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Madame Tussands Hosts Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Madame Tussands Hosts Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt In celebration of Easter and a White House tradition started by the 19th President of the...

Glenwood Tenants Share Apartment Woes

Avis Barnett, 60, originally of Montego Bay, Jamaica, moved to Glenwood six years ago. Inside the bathroom of her one bedroom unit is a...

‘Tour de Cookie’ to Benefit Tree House Child Assessment Center

Join cyclists of all ages at the second annual Tree House Tour de Cookie, a 12- or 40-mile bicycle ride on May 3 to...

Washington Wizards Partner With Make-a-Wish Foundation to Fulfill Young Fan’s Dream

Washington Wizards recently partnered with Make-who served as a Howard A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic to help grant the wish of 10-year-old Wizards fan Amaris Jackson. Amaris, who...

Symposium Addresses Legacy of Renowned Howard University Political Scientist Ronald Walters

Leading African-American scholars spoke about the influence of political scientist Ronald Walters and shared insight about how he viewed Black politics before his death...

A Model of Excellence: Rev. Dr. Albert Louis Patterson Jr. 1933-2014

He was revered as one of the greats within the African-American church; the ‘Godfather’ of expository preaching. Loved and admired by many nationwide, the...

D.C. Church Celebrates 78th Anniversary

First Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church will be celebrating its 78th Church Anniversary from May 14 to May 18. Pre-Anniversary services will be held...

The Marian Anderson 75th Anniversary Celebration

Seventy-five years ago legendary contralto Marian Anderson stood before a sea of 75,000 faces at the Lincoln Memorial to give what would become one...

Hip Hop Celebrities Hold ‘Great Debate’ on Black Issues at Town Hall Meeting

Hip hop artists are usually expected to share thoughts on matters of the heart, relationships gone bad or strife in the neighborhood. None of...

UNCF Masked Ball Celebrates 70 Yrs of Service to Blacks in Higher Education

D.C.’s civic, business and education notables gathered March 27 as the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) held its annual Masked Ball, this year celebrating...

Cherry Blossom Parade Draws Thousands in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade and a Japanese street festival are bringing Washington's springtime festival to a close as the...

Taco Bell Donates to Boys & Girls Clubs

On Capitol Hill, April 9, Kelly Rowland and Speaker of the House John Boehner joined the Taco Bell Foundation and Boys & Girls Clubs...