Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C. Scholars Triumph and Find Success

The District of Columbia school system honored its top student-scholars, many that overcame physical and economic barriers to achieve at a high academic level....

Bowser Seeks Ways to Improve Early Childhood Education in D.C.

On June 9, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser gathered 36 people – leaders of early childhood and pre-Kindergarten (pre-K) centers, members of her administration, educators and...

D.C. NAACP Tackles New Issues by Bringing in Youths

One of the NAACP's most active and storied branches is being led by a new generation who respect the work of their predecessors but are...

Abandoned Sites Turned into Affordable Housing in D.C.

The H Street Community Development Corporation (HSCDC) and the Edmondson and Gallagher Property Services (E&G Group) held its official ribbon-cutting ceremony June 8 for...

Bowser Calls for Tougher Security Guard Training Standards

District of Columbia officials have proposed additional training requirements for licensed security guards in the city, to both enhance their "real time" experience and...

D.C.’s Drug Face Continues to Change

On June 7, the Metropolitan Police Department and federal agents announced the seizure of 80 pounds of heroin in Southeast D.C. The drug bust...

Gray Wins; Incumbents Fall in D.C. Primary

Voters in the District of Columbia Democratic Party primary rejected three D.C. Council incumbents and returned a former mayor to the D.C. Council. D.C. Council...

D.C. Watch Company Releases Limited Edition

Benson Watches, a D.C. Black-owned luxury watch company, released its limited edition watch collection, just in time for Father's Day. "The Phoenix" watch collection...

BPRS, D.C. Chapter of Black Journalists Host ‘So You Think You Can Pitch’ Event

The National Black Public Relations Society and the D.C. Chapter of Black Journalists will host a “So You Think You Can Pitch” event...

Beta Omega Social Service Father’s Day Jazz Brunch

Nonprofit organization Beta Omega Social Services will hold its Annual Father’s Day Jazz Brunch June 19 at the Kellogg Conference Center on Gallaudet University,...

Celebrities-Fit Fathers Day Celebration

On Father’s Day, June 19, at 10 a.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Center, 8525 Fenton Street, workout with celebrity trainers Michelangelo Bance (Fitness Gratitude)...

Alana Robinson, D.C. High School Graduate, is a Triple Threat

When Alana Robinson closes her eyes, she pictures herself on a Broadway stage in New York City. She dreams of bright lights, musical scores...