Washington D.C. News

  • D.C. Freedom Rider Remembers Battle Against Inequality

    Almost 50 years ago, the Rev. Reginald Green stood among violent racists in the American South and challenged segregation. Now he serves as the D.C. First Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church’s interim pastor. Though he was only 19 at the time of the Rides, Green said he felt compelled to contest ...

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  • Violent Youths Attack D.C. Metro Riders

    Is it safe to continue riding the Washington D.C. metro? On Jan. 28, a group of teenagers punched and kicked a man at the Gallery Place/Chinatown Metro Station in Northwest during morning rush hour. The incident occurred around 8:30 a.m. when approximately 30 teens rushed at riders as they ...

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  • D.C. Bill Would Help Returning Citizens Start Businesses

    D.C. Council member Vincent Orange (D-At-Large) held a hearing recently on a bill he introduced that would help returning citizens learn skills to start and operate businesses. The hearing for the bill, which would create a $10 million operating fund, was held on Jan. 28. Called “The District ...

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  • Metro Stage: SHAKE LOOSE

    SHAKE LOOSE is a musical night of Blues, Moods, and Icons at the Metro Stage in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. The production is a musical revue featuring stories and music of some of the most acclaimed musicals produced at the Metro Stage. Music and lyrics are by Thomas Jones II, William ...

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  • Southeast Shooting Leaves Young Man Dead

    The Metropolitan Police Department identified Timon M. Jones, 23, as the victim of a fatal shooting Jan. 20 in Southeast, D.C. According to reports, the police received a call for a man down in the Sixth District area. Jones was lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds when officers ...

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