Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C. Orgs Step Up to Fight Breast Cancer

If you’re a woman of a certain age living in the District and receiving Medicaid benefits, don’t be surprised if AmeriHealth Caritas District of...

26 D.C. Adults Earn High School Diplomas

At 68 years old, Paul Reggie Bryant can finally call himself a high school graduate. On June 10, Bryant was one of 26 students...

Statehood Advocates Continue Lobbying for D.C.

Dozens of activists recently visited the U.S. Congress in support of legislation that promotes statehood for Washington, D.C. Stand Up! for Democracy Executive Director Anise...

D.C. Residents Remember Rev. King during Mural Removal

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently joined former Mayor Anthony Williams, Councilmember David Grosso, Library Executive Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan, Board of Library Trustees President Gregory...

5K Race Aims to Support D.C.-Area Victims of Human Trafficking

The inaugural “Freedom Happens Now” 5k race will support victims of modern-day slavery at a time when sex and labor trafficking are on the...

Rev. Derek Grier: A Dad First, Pastor Second

The Rev. Dr. Derek Grier, founding pastor of Grace Church in Dumfries, Va., teaches his sons to make their own paths in life and...

D.C. Stands Against Hate Crimes

The District of Columbia has had a rash of hate crimes within its borders in recent months and city leaders and residents are determined...

Fairfax Wins Va. Lt. Gov. Democratic Nod

Justin Fairfax, a Black attorney and co-owner of a dental business in Northern Virginia, won the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor for Virginia on...

Juneteenth Celebrations

Juneteenth is a celebration that commemorates Black freedom and emphasizes education and achievement. It was initially marked as the day all slavery ended in...

White, Gray Support Final Council Budget With Reservations

The council members with the highest percentages of Blacks in the District of Columbia supported the budget that the city's legislative body passed recently...

UnitedHealthcare ‘A Better You’ Events

UnitedHealthcare will host A Better You, a series of health and wellness educational events to help Black seniors and other beneficiaries learn more about...

4th Annual ‘Fit Fathers Day’ Celebration

On June 18, join Fit Fathers at the Silver Spring Civic Center at Veterans Plaza, 8525 Fenton Street, for a fun-for-all group exercise and...