Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Jazz from The Reginald Cyntje Group

The Reginald Cyntje Group blends jazz, Afrobeat, and Caribbean music to create a unique musical experience. The band mixes art and activism to inspire...

Black Card Declined: A Comedy Game Show hosted by Michele Sometimes

A comedy show that tests comedians expertise on the African-American Culture. If comedians answer correctly, they move into a 10-minute comedy set. If they...

Va. Board Votes to Change Name of School Honoring J.E.B. Stuart, Confederate General

The first moves toward changing the name of J.E.B. Stuart High School in Fairfax, Va. began on July 27, following a vote by members...

District Youth Learn Fashion Through the Jarmal Harris Project

Washington, D.C. native Jarmal Harris created the Jarmal Harris Project, because he always had an eye for fashion, production and encouraging others. The project...

Black New York Life Agents: Welcome to D.C.

Billions of dollars of life insurance is now in-force by African American Market Agents. Driven by efforts from a campaign that has spanned 6...

D.C. Officials Confronting Opioid Crisis

The District of Columbia, like the rest of the nation, is dealing with the opioid and heroin crisis, with strategies to reach out to...

13-year-old Boy Arrested in Southwest Assault

The Metropolitan Police Department arrested a 13-year-old boy on July 25 for suspected involvement in a fight that happened in the Southwest section of...

Why Are There Confederate Statues in the District?

Despite efforts across the region to remove both vestiges of Confederate history and polarizing U.S. figures memorialized in public spaces, the District remains home...

From Art to Premonitions

Terri Schofield, 79, sits on his low bed surrounded by light blue walls covered with photographs from his childhood and various pieces of artwork....

Paperdoll Living Network with Lisa Hazell – Coffee & Family History

Paperdoll Living Network with Lisa Hazell - Coffee & Family History​ is a series celebrating family history and making connections, where you can jump-start...

Alfred Street Baptist Church Men’s Conference

Alfred Street Baptist Church, located at 301 South Alfred Street, will host a men’s conference on Aug. 5 from 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m....

Teen Pop-Up Global STEM + STEAM Lecture & Competition

A free Global STEM+STEAM Lecture & Competition Party is scheduled to be held at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, 950 Independence Ave.,...