Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Mayor, Bonds Move to Delay Property Tax Lien Sales

District of Columbia officials this week expressed indignation after a series of Washington Post stories, which claimed that the city’s property tax sales system has deprived...

WHUR Welcomes New Deejay Frank Ski

WHUR 96.3 FM—Howard University debuted a new afternoon drive-time program on Sept. 9 featuring air personality Frank Ski. The “Frank Ski Show” will be...

For Rape Victim, Second Attack at Howard University Brings Nightmare Back

The 18-year-old rape victim has been trying to get on with her life, though things are not as she had planned before she headed...

Marriott Promises 600 D.C. Hospitality Jobs

Mark your calendars for May 1, 2014 because both the D.C. Mayor and general manager of the new Marriott Marquis hotel say the hotel...

District Resident Lucy Stewart Speller is Celebrated at 109

Family and friends gathered at the home of Lucy B. Stewart Speller on Aug. 4 to honor her and celebrate her 109th birthday. She...

CASA Elects Anderson to Board of Directors

Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Association has elected Charmayne Anderson to its board of directors. With 20 years industry experience, Anderson is a partner...

MOW Closing Ceremonies at Metropolitan AME Church

More than a hundred people gathered on the morning of August 25th, inside the historic Metropolitan AME Church in northwest, D.C. to witness the...

D.C. Residents Demand Statehood at Pre-March on Washington Rally

The words “Free D.C.” rang from the voices of hundreds of District of Columbia residents and their supporters who gathered Aug. 24 at the...

White House Hosts Whitney Young Documentary Screening

The screening of civil rights activist Whitney Young’s documentary “*The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights” *took place at the White House Tuesday...

Student Attending Johns Hopkins School of Education Wins AAUW Career Development Grant

WASHINGTON  The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded a 2013 14 Career Development Grant to Stephanie E. Gargiulo of Washington, D.C. She is...

Museums Retrace March on Washington 50 Years Later

WASHINGTON (AP) — Numerous exhibits and programs in the nation's capital will allow visitors to retrace the historic steps of the 1963 March on...

Free SATs for D.C. High School Students

High school juniors and seniors in the District of Columbia will be able to take the SAT college entrance exam for free, Mayor Vincent...