Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Italian Embassy Presents: Food in Art

On Nov. 18, the Italian Embassy and the Italian Cultural Institute in Washington is scheduled to host a lecture by David Gariff, senior lecturer...

Houston Elementary Holds Therapeutic Toy Drive

On Nov. 19, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Houston Elementary School’s Play Therapy Room is scheduled to host a therapeutic toy drive. Houston...

Walls of Books Hosts Reading of Deepan Chatterjee’s Collection

Hosted by Walls of Books, licensed psychologist Deepan Chatterjee will be reading the collection of poetry and short stories from his book, “The First...

American Africans United Hosts Community Conversation

On Nov. 19, American Africans United and GapBuster will host a talk with congressman-elect Jamie Raskin. A Montgomery County Democrat, Jamie B. Raskin, former...

&Love and Boundless Black Girl Hosts Boundless Love

As a way to uplift Southeast D.C. communities, &Love and Boundless Black Girl is scheduled to host a Boundless Love event on Nov. 20...

Black Residents: D.C./Va. Gondola Proposal Seems Wasteful

A proposal to build a ski resort-style gondola system over the Potomac River connecting the Georgetown area to nearby Rosslyn, Va., has been deemed...

Ward 8 Residents Concerned by Police

More than 60 District residents testified at a Nov. 3 D.C. Council hearing at the Wilson Building to discuss the state of the police...

D.C.’s Whittier Education Campus Celebrates 90 Years of Service

One of the District of Columbia's oldest public schools will celebrate nearly a century of existence with a series of events highlighting the school's...

Mental Health Patient Killed in Church

Violent crime in Southeast D.C. is rising and another recent homicide adds to the area's death toll. This time a man was fatally injured...

Study: D.C. Whites 80 Times Wealthier than Blacks

A new study conducted by the Urban Institute found that the historical wealth disparities between Black and White residents in the D.C. metropolitan area...

Trump Win Leaves Mixed Emotions in D.C.

Even though District of Columbia leaders and some residents expressed a cautious attitude towards Donald Trump’s victory, others unapologetically proclaimed their discontent for the...

New Charter School Campus Aims To Reach Even More Illiterate Adults

A much larger Academy of Hope Adult Public Charter School campus in Northeast D.C. held its grand opening Nov. 4 with goals to expand...