National Greek Fraternities and Sororities to ‘Step Off’ During Sprite’s Annual Competition

Greek fraternities and sororities from across the country will vie to see who has the best moves at the annual Sprite Step Off National Championship, set to commence in the D.C. area on May...

Ferebee-Hope Elementary, Ballou High to Receive READesign Reading Corners from Capital One Bank and...

During the week of May 15-21, Capital One Bank associates will band together as part of the company’s national associate volunteer initiative, “One Week,” to help meet the needs of local communities where associates...

Giant Food Offers Food Safety Tips & Healthy Ideas for Grilling Season

Get ready to fire up the backyard grill! May is National Barbecue Month, marking the start of grilling season. Giant Food of Landover, Md., wants to make sure customers’ barbecues are safe and healthy...

TV One President, CEO Announces Retirement

After a distinguished 45-year career in the media business, TV One President and CEO Johnathan Rodgers will retire effective July 31.  Under his leadership the last seven years, TV One, an award-winning cable network available...

Tree Planting Program Seeks D.C. Volunteers

The Casey Trees Community Tree Planting program is searching for applicants who are willing and wanting to plant trees in various locations around Washington D.C. This program was implemented in 2005 and was meant...

Women’s Bar Association of D.C. Names Lawyers of the Year

Sherri Blount, partner at Washington D.C.’s Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery; and Debra Lee, chairwoman and CEO of BET Networks, are being honored by the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA)...

Police Drop Search for Missing D.C. Teen’s Body

A Washington, D.C. mother may never bury her 18-year-old daughter, whose body is believed to be entombed in dozens of feet of trash somewhere in a Virginia landfill. One of the five people charged with...

D.C. Schools to Cut Hundreds of Jobs

D.C. school officials say about 660 teachers and other school employees have been told that their jobs will be eliminated next month because of budget concerns and shifting enrollment within the school system. The process...

Service Honors Officers in D.C. Area Killed on Duty

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police officers who have died in the line of duty have been honored along with their families at an event in Washington. Dozens of officers attended the memorial service Monday morning outside...

High School Senior David Williams Named D.C.’s 53rd Youth Mayor

David Williams, a District native and senior at St. John’s College High School, was recently elected D.C.’s 53rd youth mayor after earning top votes from 400 of his peers at the Mayor’s Youth Leadership...

Community Seeks Assistance to Curb Gang Violence

At first, the May 5 meeting seemed like the same old gang summit where law enforcement rattle off the numbers of teens prosecuted for gang-related crimes and groups beg for funding. But a mother...

Star Jones to Host the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation’s14th Annual Spirit of...

On May 18, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation nonprofit will host their 14th annual Spirit of Democracy Awards, Black & White Gala at the Renaissance DC Hotel. Author and television personality Star...

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