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Norton’s Frederick Douglass Celebration Bill Easily Passes House

A bill establishing the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission to commemorate the 200th birthday of the famed 19th-century abolitionist, writer and public servant soared through...

New KaBOOM! Playground, National Celebration Slated for D.C.’s THEARC

City officials, the Washington Capitals and more than 200 volunteers are set to come together on Oct. 18 to give children east of the...

Lowery Sets Out to Unseat Anita Bonds on D.C. Council

Jeremiah Lowery has his sights set on becoming an advocate for progressive issues on the D.C. Council as an at-large Democrat. He will stake...

Doug E. Fresh Promotes School Safety at Richard Wright

Even though Doug E. Fresh, otherwise known has the human beat box, kept a crowd of roughly 200 students, teachers, and community members on...

Cyber Platform Highlights Weed Culture

Even though the struggle for women of color to profit from Washington D.C.’s cannabis industry persists, a new company, EstroHaze, was established to add...

D.C. Takes Lead in Empowering Young Black Men

The D.C. Public Education Fund recently celebrated 10 years of service to District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), with panels and sessions highlighting some...

Black D.C. Org. Honors Public Relations Guru Ofield Dukes

On Oct. 21, the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Black Public Relations society is holding its inaugural Ofield Dukes Excellence in Public Relations Awards...

VIP Room Alcohol License Still in Limbo

After years of fighting to maintain its footing against gentrification, and with a capacity crowd in attendance, a protest hearing before the Alcoholic Beverage...

D.C. Teen Sentenced to 14 Years for Robbery

As the world becomes more digitized, so are the crimes committed. Recently a District teenager was convicted for a string of online robberies. On Oct....

Union Demands D.C Metro Do More to Protect Bus Drivers

Decrying what they say is an “epidemic” of bus operator assaults on Metro, Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689 is demanding Metro implement a six-point...

Shiloh Baptist Church Homecoming Revival Tuesdays

Shiloh Baptist Church, located at 1401 Jamieson Ave. is scheduled to host Homecoming Revival Tuesdays from Oct. 10- Oct.24, at 7 p.m. The event...

My Sister’s Place Hosts the Clothesline Project

My Sister’s Place, 1436 U Street, NW, is scheduled to host the Clothesline Project on Oct. 13th from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The...