Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C. Central Kitchen Caters to Underprivileged Communities

D.C. Central Kitchen (DCCK), a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., is providing low-income communities healthy foods by partnering with local corner stores. Founded in...

Who Will Take Over Orange’s Council Seat?

Vincent Orange stepped down as an at-large member of the D.C. Council. By doing so, he ignited an intra-party battle for his seat. On Aug....

Meet the New Miss Black USA

Proving that the third time really is the charm, Connecticut resident Tonille Watkis claimed the honor of 2016 Miss Black USA on Aug. 7...

D.C. Businessman Sentenced to 3 Months for Campaign Fraud

On Aug. 15 District of Columbia businessman and political fundraiser Jeffrey E. Thompson received a three-month prison sentence followed by a 90-day home confinement...

D.C.’s People’s Counsel Appeals Exelon-Pepco Merger Decision

The Office of the People's Counsel recently filed an appeal against the District of Columbia Public Service Commission’s decision on the Exelon-Pepco merger because...

D.C. Remembers Chris Barry

District residents are mourning the untimely death of Marion C. Barry, the son of the late Ward 8 D.C. councilmember and former Mayor Marion...

3 Murders Add to Wave of D.C. Homicides

A Maryland man was fatally shot on the afternoon of Aug. 13 in Southeast D.C. The shooting is one in a wave of recent...

Black Public Relations Society Bloggers Week Reception

The National Black Public Relations Society is scheduled to hold a Blogger Week Welcome Reception on Aug. 18 at Avery’s Bar and Lounge, 1370 H...

DK Filmmorks Happy Hour Fundraiser

DK Filmmorks is holding a Happy Hour fundraiser Aug. 19 to support “The Runaways,” a powerful tale of overcoming domestic abuse with the power of...

The Yoga Expo Convention

The Yoga Expo is scheduled to hold its convention at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place NW, on Aug. 20...

Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Community Day

The Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is slated to host their 2016 Community Day on Aug. 20 from 10 a.m....

DC Police Chief Stepping Down to Head Security for NFL

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington police chief Cathy Lanier, the first woman to lead the department and one of the nation's longest-serving and most popular...