Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Thousands to March for Justice

The One Nation Working Together Coalition, a collection of over 350 groups across the nation, is mobilizing a massive march on Washington on Oct....

U Street Shooting: 1 Dead, 1 Injured

Shootings that took place in the District following a funeral on Tuesday, leaving one person dead and another injured, could have been gang-related, Police...

U.S. Attorney General Offers Support for Council Chairman

Around 11 a.m. Sept. 22, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder arrived at the John A. Wilson Building, where he met with City Council Chairman...

University of Phoenix Graduates Share Inspiring Stories

Their stories are as diverse as their backgrounds. From a female military member who balanced deployments with responsibilities as a White House communications manager...

Whitman Walker Clinic Announces 2010 AIDS Walk Courage Award

The Whitman-Walker Clinic, a District-based organization offering service to men and women battling HIV/AIDS, will present the 2010 AIDS Walk Courage Award to clinic...

Men’s Choir Clinches Top Spot at ‘How Sweet the Sound’ Sing-off

An evening of praise in Washington was capped off with the announcement of Verizon's How Sweet the Sound Regional Overall Winner, Greater Mount Calvary...

Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown, Appears at Industrial Bank

Industrial Bank's Southeast Banking Center in the Anacostia Gateway Building was host to Chuck Brown, the godfather of Go-Go, on Sept. 23. The bank...

Anti-Hunger Org. Recruits Black Press

A District-based organization that advocates for the eradication of worldwide hunger recently extended its appeals to include assistance from the Black press. In doing...

D.C. Youth Detention Facilities Crowded

Despite widely-heralded reforms of Washington, D.C.’s juvenile justice system, youth advocates recently decried the increase in District youths being locked up for low-level offenses,...

D.C. Group Chides Oprah for ‘Extravagance’

A local advocacy group, which in the past has voiced its support for Oprah Winfrey to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, has now lashed...

Fired Child Services Workers Sue City

Alleging that Mayor Adrian Fenty’s administration wanted a different kind of workforce in place at the troubled Child and Family Services Agency, nine of...

District Customers Respond to Smart Grid Pricing

Results from a smart metering pilot in Washington, D.C., show that residential consumers in the nation’s capital consistently respond to variable electricity prices, according...