Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

2014 D.C. Mix to Join Hundreds of the Nation’s Urban Professionals

Hundreds of urban professionals from across the U.S. will convene in the nation’s capital Aug. 29-Sept. 1 for the D.C. Mix. The annual event...

Washington Government Relations Group Honors Black Achievement at 5th Annual Tin Cup Awards

The Washington Government Relations Group (WGRG), one of the nation's oldest volunteer organizations for Black government employees, celebrated African-American achievement July 30 at their...

D.C. Council Adopts Accelerated Styrofoam Ban

Have you ever wondered where the melted plastic from the Styrofoam container disappeared when your food was too hot? Ever wondered why pieces of...

Concerned Black Men Kick off the School year with a Bash

Busloads of families from across the city gathered for games, prizes, and entertainment, Aug. 9, as part of Concerned Black Men National's fifth annual...

Southeast Block Party Opens Conversation on Issues Affecting D.C. Residents

Congregants of the United Community Fellowship Ministries church in Southeast D.C. educated neighbors and friends on health and housing issues on Aug. 9 with...

D.C. Shorts Film Festival Anticipates More Variety

With only 135 films from 25 countries selected out of 1400, the D.C. Shorts Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals on the...

DMV Region: National Summit on Non-Violence

D.C. Resident Dr. Stephanie E. Myers, and Virginia Delegate Daun S. Hester, Co-Chairs of Black Women for Positive Change are urging D.C., Virginia and...

D.C. Public Schools to Host Beautification Day

The annual day when thousands of volunteers organize classrooms, plant gardens and spruce up buildings to make sure DC Public Schools are ready to...

Alexandria, Va.: AKA Zeta Chi Omega Chapter Public Reception

The Zeta Chi Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha will hold a public reception, honoring its 18th mid-Atlantic Regional Director Joyce Henderson on...

Washington D.C.: Ubiquitous Hair & Health Trade Show 2014

The two day health and hair trade show will feature over 85 booths if the leading hair, health, and beauty brands, information, nationally known...

Black Journalists and ‘AFRO’ Speak About Covering Civil Rights Movement

Journalists providing coverage during the Civil Rights Movement were susceptible to mob violence, death, and emotional reactions, according to a panel composed of two...

Washington, D.C. Observes National Night Out

Hundreds of residents gathered at the annual National Night Out kickoff at H.D. Woodson High School in Northeast D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and District Metropolitan...