Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

US Black History Museum Installs 2 Large Artifacts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Crews are installing two large artifacts inside the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture while it's still under...

D.C. Executives Sleep Out for Homeless Youth

On most nights, local leaders go home to hot dinners and warm beds. But on the night of Nov. 21, as the temperature dipped into...

Zanzibar Reopens

After closing three years ago, Zanzibar, the nightclub, has reopened in Northwest Washington. The new incarnation of the club is located at 1901 Pennsylvania Ave., NW. It...

Washington Interdependence Council Honors Jazz Musician Lou Donaldson with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Washington Interdependence Council recently honored iconic jazz musician Lou Donaldson with its Benjamin Banneker Lifetime Achievement Award at its second annual Benjamin Banneker...

Human Impacts D.C.

The Human Impacts Institute will host “Human Impacts D.C. at the Goethe-Institute on Dec. 5. The event will explore the nation’s current political climate...

Washington D.C. Alumnae Deltas to Host Annual Breakfast Fashion Show

The Washington D.C. Alumnae Foundation of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will host their annual Breakfast, Fashion Show and Live Auction Dec. 7 at the...

Miss DC USA Finalists to Be Announced

The 2014 Miss DC USA and Miss DC USA Teen pageant finals will be held on Dec. 1 at the Renaissance Hotel. During the...

George H. Lambert, Jr to Succeed Maudine R. Cooper at Greater Washington Urban League

WASHINGTON — The Greater Washington Urban League (GWUL) Board of Directors is proud to announce the selection of George H. Lambert, Jr. as the...

Late Mississippi Civil Rights Hero Clyde Kennard Honored in D.C.

Several of the Washington, D.C.-area’s most celebrated civil rights leaders converged on Busboys and Poets at 14th and V streets NW recently to pay...

Howard University Celebrates Nelson Mandela’s Legacy through Photo Exhibit

From prisoner to president, Nelson Mandela is credited with spearheading the movement that led to the dismantling of the racist apartheid system in South...

The Life of Radio Personality Sheila Stewart to Be Celebrated

Ask friends what they miss most about Sheila Stewart and they will likely say her warm friendship and zest for life. There was also the...

Pursuing the Dream; Our Youth

Negro League Legends Hall of fame (NLLHOF) hosted a Black and White benefit for the Reading About Our Communities (R.A.C.H.) Historical Educational Outreach Program,...