Washington D.C. News

  • MD Man Slain in D.C. on Mother’s Day

    A Maryland man died early May 8 after being shot in Southeast, D.C., according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Police are investigating the homicide of Don Lavae Williams Jr., 34, from Waldorf, Maryland after he was shot in the 2900 Block of Nelson Place, SE. The fatal shooting happened ...

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  • Bloodstained Men & Their Friends Protest Circumcision

    Bloodstained Men & Their Friends, the nation’s leading child circumcision protest group, who travel around the country to raise awareness about the harms of infant genital cutting (circumcision) will hold protests for 13 days straight across the Mid-Atlantic ending up in DC to protest the ...

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  • The Potter’s House-“Art Between Us” Open Mic

    The Potter’s House, 1658 Columbia Road N.W., will be sponsoring an “Art Between Us” open mic event on May 13from 5 p. m. – 8 p. m . The event part of an ongoing Gender + Justice events series that focuses on women’s voices in an effort to inspire fellowship, create safe spaces, and establish ...

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  • Chuck Brown Celebration

    The Howard Theatre, 620 T Street N.W., will host a concert on May 14 at 8 p. m. to honor the late Chuck Brown. The Chuck Brown Band, Sugar Bear, EU, and Junk Yard Band will perform to celebrate Brown four years after his death. The event is open to all ages. Ticket prices start […]

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  • AKA- Zeta Chi Omega Chapter Anniversary Celebration

    The women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Zeta Chi Omega Chapter will celebrate 60 years of service to the citizens of Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia on May 14 from noon until 3 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton – Pentagon City, 1250 S Hayes St,  by gathering for an elegant afternoon tea. ...

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  • Obama Urges Graduates to Continue Needed Change

    (May 7, 2016) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama told the graduates of one of the nation’s leading historically black universities that America is “a better place today” than it was when he graduated from college, but more work needs to be done and urged them to participate ...

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  • WMATA Announces Metrorail Safety Improvement Plan

    The general manager of the Washington, D.C. area’s transit system announced on May 6 substantial changes in the way the Metrorail will operate because of malfunctioning equipment and parts. Paul J. Wiedefeld, the general manager and CEO of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit ...

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