Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk and Parade

On Jan. 15, residents and the Mayor’s office are scheduled to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the nation's capital. Marchers will...

D.C. Police: Don’t Call Us to Report People Using Bikeshare Services

D.C. police are urging residents not to report the use of local bikeshare services unless it’s an emergency. In a Dec. 26 tweet, the...

Ward 8 Leaders Celebrate Kwanzaa

Nearly 150 District of Columbia residents and political leaders braved the cold weather on Dec. 30 to attend a Kwanzaa celebration hosted by D.C....

Former AFRO Columnist Helen Tate Cited for her Dedication to MLK, Black Religious News

Helen Virginia Tate, who wrote a column on religious activities and prominent African-American ministers and laypersons for many years for the AFRO-American Newspapers, died...

D.C. Masons Ring in New Year by Serving Area Residents

Long before the U street corridor was lined with towering apartment buildings and restaurants there was a Masonic Temple where members of Social Lodge...

Universities Face Criticism on Hate Crime Handling

As the New Year begins, many look forward to a brighter and more prosperous future that is bright with possibility. College campuses, particularly predominantly White...

Trantham Defiant Following DUI. Arrest in Prince George’s County

The recent arrest of Paul Trantham, an advisory neighborhood commissioner in Ward 8, has his neighbors talking. On Dec. 19, 2017, Trantham was arrested for...

High School Students Pull No Punches with Chancellor

High school students from 20 schools were blunt with District of Columbia Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson about how DCPS can better serve them,...

Shaping the District

The National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW, is scheduled to host 1968: Shaping the District on Jan. 6 from 11 a.m. – 4...

National Museum of Women in the Arts Hosts Free Community Day

Visit the National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave., NW, on Jan. 7 from noon to 5 p.m. for Community...

Human Rights Campaign Hold Volunteer Open House

The Human Rights Campaign Greater Washington is scheduled to hold a Volunteer Open House on Jan. 10 at it headquarters located at 1640 Rhode...

Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington Hosts MLK Multifaith Program

The Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington is hosting the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Multifaith Program, titled “His Voice, His Teachings, His Love for...