Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C. Resident Dolores Frances Williams Celebrates 100th Birthday

Dolores Frances Williams, a long time fixture of the District, turned 100-years-old on June 6. “I would say she definitely was a super woman,” her...

Overwhelming Number of Black Teachers Quit Early

Teacher retention rates– particularly in urban areas – are often unpredictable, with a 2015 study by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for...

Dixon Resignation Leaves Anacostia Council Leadership in Flux

One of Washington’ D.C.’s leading civic advocacy organizations is undergoing a leadership change. Former D.C. Council Chairman Arrington Dixon recently stepped down as the...

Fake ICE Flyers Denounced in Southwest

Fake flyers claiming to be from Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) recently appeared overnight in the Waterfront neighborhood of Southwest, Washington D.C. This caused...

Bonds Launches Digital Archive of Barry’s 1978 Campaign

D.C. Council member Anita Bonds (D-At-large) is part of an effort to archive the historic 1978 Washington D.C. mayoral election. The late Marion Barry...

Man Shot in S.E. After Running Away from Shooter

The Metropolitan Police Department is still searching for a suspect in a shooting in Southeast, D.C. on May 18, police said. According to D.C. police,...

Southeast D.C. Citizens Unsure About Council Budget

On May 30, the first reading of the $13.8 billion 2018 budget passed the D.C. Council unanimously despite spats over tax cuts for well-to-do...

College Success Foundation: DC Honors College Graduates from Wards 7 and 8

On June 8, College Success Foundation-DC (CSF-DC) will welcome their newly-minted college graduates for a celebratory event to honor their academic success. The event...

Movies@Asbury Presents ‘Fences’

Movies@Asbury presents "Fences," the film adaptation of August Wilson's Tony-winning Broadway play. The movie is directed by and starring Denzel Washington and tells the...

Fairfax Runs for Va. Lt. Gov

A Black man is a leading contender in Virginia's race for its next lieutenant governor. Justin Fairfax is one of three candidates seeking the...

Orr Elem. Set to Receive New Building

On May 25, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) was joined by D.C. Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson, D.C. Council members David Grosso (I-At Large) and...

Go-Go Music Going to the Big Screen

Washington D.C.’s eclectic music scene is slated to hit the big screen in 2020 and will be made by Amazon Independent Films, a division...