Washington D.C. News

  • Health Insurance: ‘Get Covered, Stay Covered’

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is working with The Prince William County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to assist individuals in the community to obtain health insurance coverage.  The chapter has designated Jan. 31 and Feb. 7, as “Get Covered, Stay ...

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  • A Tribute to the Music of Motown

    On Jan. 31 at 8 p.m., enjoy a great night of live entertainment featuring the Brencore Allstar Band at the Howard Theatre, located at 620 T St. N.W. D.C. The 12-piece collective band will perform some of Motown’s biggest hits in a series of medleys. Tickets are $39.50. For more information, ...

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  • WLVS Radio Launches the ‘Renee Allen and Friends Show’

    On Jan. 28 at 7 p.m., WVLS Radio, a global/mobile radio station will debut the “Renee Allen and Friends” show. The 55 minute show will excite, empower, engage and entertain. The host, Renee “Starlynn” Allen is the DMV’s very own “People’s Emcee” and joining her is Alvin Jones, Matthew Fogg, ...

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  • King’s Sweet Songs of Joy at National Cathedral

    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. loved music, so say his friends and biographers, and at times King reflected on its magic. “God has wrought many things out of oppression,” King said in his 1964 opening address at the Berlin Jazz Festival. “He has endowed his creatures with the capacity to ...

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  • Obama Silent on D.C. Statehood

    In his recent State of the Union (SOTU) address delivered to both chambers of the United States Congress before an international audience, President Obama didn’t mention his support of District statehood and that disappointed statehood activists and District residents. On Jan. 20, Obama ...

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  • Biden Praises Anacostia Project

    Vice President Joe Biden and other Obama cabinet officials recently joined D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on a visit to an infrastructure project being built by the city’s water and sewer authority. The Southeast Washington project promises to improve the lives of residents for decades. Vice ...

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  • Bowser Fêted for Crisis Management

    District residents are largely pleased with the way D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has handled some troublesome high-level events since she took office three weeks ago. Bowser (D) has dealt with school delays because of bad weather, and a Jan. 12 incident at the L’Enfant Plaza Metro Station ...

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  • D.C. Nonprofits Generate Low-Turn-Out Rally for Justice

    A pair of Washington, D.C. nonprofits joined in a rally to protest police brutality ahead of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. On Jan. 12, Hands Up Coalition DC and Witness Against Torture co-hosted a rally which started at the Department of Justice and ended at Metropolitan Police Department ...

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  • Rallying on the Frontlines for Reproductive Health

    In the wake of the landmark Supreme Court Roe v. Wade decision’s 42nd anniversary, five organizations are collaborating to advance the reproductive health rights of Black women and girls. During a policy briefing on Jan. 15, at the National Press Club, representatives from Black Women for ...

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  • Day “On” Not a day “Off”

    Dr. Joan Hillsman, former minister of music, Rev. Dr. Rudolph White, pastor of New Southern Rock Baptist Church and other members joined together to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The event included music, dance, a choir celebration and the church’s choir. The Honorable ...

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  • DPR 2015 Summer Camp Information Fair

    The DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will host a summer camp reduced rate information fair on Jan. 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hillcrest Recreation Center, located at 3100 Denver St., S.E. The fair is being hosted to assist D.C. residents with completing their reduced rate ...

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  • Bessie’s Blues

    Bessie’s Blues, a musical odyssey of African American people in the 20th century will play at MetroStage, located at 1201 North Royal Street from Jan. 22 to March 15. To purchase tickets, visit boxofficetickets.com or for more information call 703-548-9044. 261 total views, 1 views today

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