Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C. Resident Louise King Turns 103

Louise King sat comfortably in the basement of her daughter’s three-story home adorned with photographs of her family.  It was a very special week...

BEYA STEM Global Competitiveness Conference

Recognizing the vital importance of developing our nation’s next generation of engineers, scientists and technical professionals, the U.S. Army has renewed its support of...

Me First Yoga and Beyond Fundraiser

Me First Yoga and Beyond is scheduled to hold a Meet and Greet fundraiser on Feb. 11 at the Thurgood Marshall Center, 1816 12th...

Bowser Offers Bill to Ease License Renewals for Returning Citizens

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) announced an effort to enable District residents convicted of drug offenses, who have served their time, to renew their...

D.C. Residents Contemplate New Figures for Famed Ben’s Chili Bowl Mural

On Jan. 26, Ben’s Chili Bowl announced on its website that it painted over the mural that had long graced the side of the...

Bowser Wants to Increase Age for D.C.’s Summer Jobs Program

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) urged the D.C. Council to provide more job training and employment opportunities to District residents through the Marion S....

D.C. Could Lose $1 Billion By Being a ‘Sanctuary City’

President Donald Trump's executive order to punish sanctuary cities – those that protect and offer asylum to undocumented immigrants – could cut federal funding...

D.C. Dems Wrestle with 2016 Campaign Fallout

Democrats in the District of Columbia are rattled by the result of last year's presidential race. At the Jan. 28 meeting, at the Capitol...

Hundreds Say Goodbye to Beloved D.C. Resident

About 200 people gathered at the Temple of Praise in Southeast, D.C. on Jan. 27 for the funeral service of Vivian Marrow, according to...

MetroStage Presents SHAKE LOOSE

The world premiere of a new musical “SHAKE LOOSE An Evening of Moods Blues & Icons,” featuring the music and lyrics of Thomas W....

Metro Washington Council’s Labor, Media Breakfast Roundtable

The Metro Washington Council, AFL-CIO is pleased to invite area reporters and local labor communicators and leaders to attend the fourth annual Labor-Media Breakfast...

Maryland Principal Apologizes for Calling HBCU-Inspired Cheerleading ‘Too Ghetto’

Trouble sparked recently when a Maryland high school principal openly criticized his school’s cheerleaders’ performance, calling it “too ghetto.” According to news reports, Art Williams,...