Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Rewards Up to $50,000 Offered For Missing Girl

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has released video taken at a hotel of a missing 8-year-old and the man she is believed to be...

D.C.’s Cherry Blossom Festival Progresses as Enthusiasts Await Blossoms

Spring has arrived in the nation's capital and with it, the annual obsession with the beloved cherry blossom. The National Cherry Blossom Festival kicked...

NNPA Luncheon Tackles Economic Opportunities in African American Communities

Approximately 100 community leaders, entrepreneurs, and financial experts convened at The State of the Black Press Luncheon March 21 at the National Press Club...

Gray Addresses Barriers for Returning Citizens at Town Hall

The Reentry Network for Returning Citizens hosted a town hall on housing, March 15 at St. Elizabeth East Gateway Pavilion in Ward 8. Courtney...

Whites Favor Muriel Bowser as D.C. Primary Approaches

The recent allegations that Mayor Vincent C. Gray may have known about an illegal shadow campaign run on his behalf in 2010 has given...

Gaithersburg Medical Student Wins Fellowship to Work in Ghana

Alia Sommerville, a fourth-year medical student at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM), has been awarded a scholarship from National Medical Fellowships, Inc. (NMF),...

Howard University and Jumpstart to Host Educational Fair for Low-Income Students

Howard University in partnership with Jumpstart, a national non-profit educational organization, will host the 12th annual “Jumpstart for a Day,” an interactive learning fair...

American Express Chairman Kenneth I. Chenault to be Honored by Ron Brown Scholar Program

Kenneth I. Chenault, chairman and chief executive officer of the American Express Company, will be honored at the Ron Brown Scholar Program’s American Journey...

Saint Patrick’s Day Bash Draw Blacks Too

Overcoming cultural divides, dozens of Black residents took part in celebrating Saint Patrick's Day at the Shamrock Beer Bash March 15. "It seems the...

ASCAC Hosts International Conference on African Studies

The sounds and teachings of African culture filled the air as the Association for the Study of Classical African Civilizations (ASCAC) hosted their 31st...

Early Voting Begins in D.C. Mayoral Race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters are casting their ballots in a scandal-marred race for District of Columbia mayor. Early voting began March 17 for the district’s...

Can Mayor Vincent Gray Pull One Out of the Hat on April 1?

Mayor Vincent Gray, as my grandmother used to say, has a tough row to hoe in his effort to get reelected. As voters headed to...