Washington D.C. News

  • Theta Omega Chapter AKAs Host Diabetes Walk

    The Theta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will host a charities walk for diabetes, scholarships, and the mission of their Ivy Vine Charities organization on Sept. 27 at Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Park, located at 1120 Jackson Road in Silver Spring, Md.  Participants can ...

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  • Companies ‘Steal’ Billions from Low-Income Workers

    WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Employers pickpocket billions of dollars from low-wage workers, a crime that disproportionately hurts Blacks and often goes underreported, according to a recent report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). Researchers at EPI, a Washington, D.C.-based think tank focused on ...

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  • Silverman, White Loom as Top Council At-Large Candidates

    In the crowded race for the two at-large D.C. Council seats in the Nov. 4 general election, community activist Robert White and former journalist and think tank analyst Elissa Silverman have emerged as the leaders for the non-Democratic position. D.C. Council member Anita Bonds (D-At Large) is ...

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  • ‘Three Sistahs’ Stage Play Comes to Metro Stage

    “Three Sistahs” is a musical about three women who reflect on the promise of the future, while revealing the pain of the present and their regrets of the past. The musical was written and directed by Thomas W. Jones II. It will run at the Metro Stage, located at 1201 North Royal St., ...

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  • Shalom Ministries Hosts Family and Friends Day

    Shalom Ministries Christian Center will hold a family and friends day Sept. 21 for its 11 a.m. service. The service will include a guest psalmist, liturgical dancing and refreshments. The church is located at 515 Kerby Hill Road in Fort Washington. For more information, contact: Angie Edwards, ...

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  • Senior Classes Available Through Osher Lifelong Learning

    Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) offers a unique opportunity for seniors to continue learning at the university level. Subjects include: Politics, Law and Government; Visual Arts and Music; Literature and Language; Psychology, Sociology and Culture; Economics; Biology, Physics, ...

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  • Homecoming Festival and Ministries Fair

    “Change the World” is the theme for Asbury United Methodist Church’s 2014 Homecoming Festival and Ministries Fair Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Asbury will present an interactive ministry showcase, featuring the congregation’s nurture, outreach and witness programs. The event will include ...

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  • AKA Community Shred Day

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority’s Rho Mu Omega Chapter will hold its first community paper shred day Sept. 20 to help residents protect their identities. The sorority will only shred documents that are in ream sized boxes. All boxes, three at maximum, must be delivered by car to the University of ...

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  • MarvelUniverse Live! Supports Local Youth

    MarvelUniverse LIVE! held a special presentation at the Boys and Girls Club in Northeast D.C. to show the youth support, a local performer in the show said Sept. 3. “We wanted to help support the kids with something positive,” said Kirk Jenkins, a native of Faulkner, Va., who is thrilled when ...

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