Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Funeral Services for Lt. Kevin McRae, Fallen D.C. Fire Fighter

Funeral services for 44-year-old Lt. Kevin McRae, the 100th D.C. firefighter to lose his life in the line of duty, begin with a public...

D.C. Youth Share Thoughts about City with Mayor

  Black youth between the ages of 15 and 25, along with their parents and some older individuals, spoke to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser May...

Black Bloggers Network, Advise Peers at Annual Festival in Washington D.C.

Black bloggers from around the country converged on Washington, D.C., for the annual Bloggers Week festival, a multicultural gathering of bloggers, journalists and social...

D.C.’s Ward 8 Run-off Continues: White to May: ‘It’s Not Over LaRuby’

Former Ward 8 D.C. State Board of Education member Trayon White has not conceded the recent special election to LaRuby May, and said he will...

Washington D.C. Ward 7 Councilwoman Alexander Faces Potential Challenge from Potillo

The April 28 D.C. Council special elections in Wards 4 and 8 just finished and already candidates are looking toward the 2016 elections. Ed Potillo, chairman...

Memorial Day Events at Arlington National Cemetery

The Department of Defense’s Recognition and Commemoration of the Fallen Men and Women of the U.S. Armed Forces - 148th National Memorial Day Observance...

Black Scholars Awards Program

The National Pan-Hellenic Council of Northern Virginia will host its annual Black Scholars Awards program May 17, at 3 p.m. at Mount Vernon High...

A Tribute to Phyllis Hyman

Recording artist Shang will perform late singer Phyllis Hyman’s hits at a “Tribute to Phyllis Hyman” at the Howard Theatre on May 16 at...

Florida Ave Baptist Church Crop Hunger Walk

In an attempt to end local hunger, Church World Service will be holding Crop Hunger Walk, ending hunger one step at a time on...

DC-CAP Provides Scholarships to College Bound Students

Community leaders, dignitaries, parents, and students of all ages gathered on April 1 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in...

Streisand Supports Edwards

On April 20, U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.), only African American and lone female candidate for retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski's (D-Md.) Senate seat, received...

Metropolitan Police Department Use of Force Under Review

The Metropolitan Police Department is being evaluated to determine its compliance with use of force provisions established in 2001. A meeting between city officials,...