Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Science!

Next week, the White House will be filled with robots, science projects, and more. Students from around the country are headed to the 2014...

Washington Performing Arts 2014 Summer Camps Offer Tuition-free Programs

Washington Performing Arts’ tuition-free summer camps open on June 23. All camps are open to the public. Free breakfast and lunch are provided for...

Ward 8 Farmer’s Market at THEARC

Join the Ward 8 Farmer’s Market at THEARC for their seasonal opening celebration. Browse the market and get your fresh fruit and veggie fix...

Major Gen. Warren Freeman, Dead at 66

Retired Maj. Gen. Warren L. Freeman, a former commanding general of the District of Columbia National Guard, died at his Maryland home May 17....

Life Lessons From Award Winning Entrepreneur Tabatha Turman

Conquering the balance between family and work is no challenge for the 2012 Inc. 5000 “Top African American Entrepreneurs”, Tabatha Turman, a U.S. Army...

DC Quest for Self Government Suffers A Judicial Setback

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday barred the District of Columbia from implementing a law that purported to allow the city to...

U.S. Attorney for D.C.’s Office Explains Policy on Marijuana Decriminalization

As Congress weighs a Washington, D.C. law that decriminalizes possession of a small amount of marijuana, the office of the U.S. Attorney for the...

Hundreds of D.C. Teens Provided with Free Prom Attire in Annual Event

It’s the time of year when teens in the Washington D.C. area search for the fanciest gowns, buy the swankiest suits or rent the...

D.C. Student-Athletes Awarded $21,000 at DCSAA Scholarship Reception

The District of Columbia State Athletics Association (DCSAA), the Washington D.C. association that oversees post-season high school athletic contests, held its first Student Athlete...

Fashion Show Showcases Models with Down Syndrome

On May 7, the Global Down Syndrome Foundation hosted its “Be Beautiful Be Yourself” gala at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in the District. At the...

32 Howard Students to Travel the World for STEM-Related Research Projects

Thirty-two Howard University undergraduate students from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields will travel to eight countries this summer to conduct research projects...

United Way’s Stacey Stewart Challenges Lincoln Graduates to Give Back

Dr. Stacey Davis Stewart, the first black woman to serve as President of United Way Worldwide, challenged the more than 350 undergraduates and 150...