Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Chuck Brown’s Kids Ensure His Legacy Continues in D.C.

The annual Chuck Brown tribute - a Go-Go Music affair, at the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club in suburban Washington, DC., offered a...

Freedman’s Bank Forum on Black Wealth

On March 3, Operation HOPE, a financial literacy and activism non-profit, and the Afro-American Historical Society of the National Archives commemorated the Freedman's Bank. This financial...

One Year After Disappearance, Advocates Believe Missing D.C. Girl May Still Be Alive

One year after the disappearance of a then-eight-year-old girl from a Washington, D.C. homeless shelter, supporters believe the girl may still be alive. Relisha Rudd...

Amid Snowstorm, U.S. Capitol Police Relent on Capitol Hill Sledding Ban

In anticipation of the snow now blanketing the Northeast, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton on March 4 petitioned the U.S. Capitol Police to allow sledding...

Anacostia River Festival

The first-ever Anacostia River Festival will celebrate the history, ecology and communities along the banks of the Anacostia River. The 11th Street Bridge Park...

Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Gala

The Greater Washington Urban League will hold its 43rd annual Whitney M. Young Jr. Memorial Gala on March 13 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel,...

2015 Black Nurse of the Year

The Black Nurses Association of Greater Washington, D.C. Area, Inc. will hold its 35th Annual Salute to the Black Nurse of the Year Scholarship...

Distinguished Men Cookin’ with the Deltas

Distinguished Men Cookin’ with the Deltas is a signature program that provides people with a passion for food and cooking, an effective vehicle to...

Howard Presidential Inauguration

Howard University will hold an inauguration of its 17th president, Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA. The Inauguration Ceremony will be held at the...

Impact of Roe v. Wade on Black Community an Ongoing Debate

“This is the first in a series of articles about laws that have significantly impacted Black women in America. In 1967, Dr. Dorothy Lavinia...

Issa Rae, Making the Black Experience Relatable

The world is full of African-American girls who have little rhythm, tend to be unsure of themselves in social situations, and who consider themselves,...

District Agencies Help Convicts Deal with Mental Health Issues

Jeffrey Moore was shot in the face. The trauma from his ordeal caused mental health challenges while taking numerous medications. The resulted: He was...