Cafritz Files $30 Million Lawsuit against D.C Water Department

Peggy Cooper Cafritz, owner of the Northwest Washington mansion that was gutted by fire last year, is suing the District of Columbia. The prominent arts patron, who founded the Duke Elllington School of the...

UDC Faculty Antsy Over Stalled Contract Talks

Some University of the District of Columbia faculty members, upset over stalled contract negotiations, are saying that with the matter at a standstill, they are no further ahead now than they were three years...

Early Voting Dips in District

With time winding down to the Nov. 2 General Election, officials at the District of Columbia’s Board of Elections and Ethics have been encouraging residents to take advantage of the early voting sites that...

Renowned Minister, Presidential Nominee Says Clergy Must Focus on Health and Spiritual Well-being

Today’s churches and clergy must be as concerned about their members’ physical and mental health as they are about their spiritual well-being, said world-renowned minister, presidential nominee and best-selling author the Rev. Dr. Suzan...

Volunteers Build Playground for D.C. Children

On Oct. 23 at 8:30 a.m., more than 500 volunteers from the White House, the Corporation for National and Community Service and KaBOOM! National Partners converged on an open field beside the future home...

Local Girls Group Shares Message of Strength, Self-Esteem

Girls Inc. of the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area, an organization that inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold, joined Girls Inc. organizations across the United States in celebrating the inaugural Dove Self-Esteem...

Area Airport Leaders Honor D.C. Council Chairman

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority recently presented D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray with a special award honoring his leadership and support, and thanking him for his continued partnership with the Airports Authority. H.R....

Conference Tackles the Secret that Societies Force Millions to Keep

Since the day Lisa Muschette was born 24 years ago, she has lived with a personal secret, one considered so dark by society that even she didn’t know about it until age 10. Her...

D.C Ranks Near Top for Talking, Texting While Driving

Washington, D.C. motorists are headed for record numbers of citations for talking and texting while driving. That’s the conclusion of District of Columbia police who reportedly issued 11,088 cell-phone-related citations through September of this year....

Black Firefighters File Lawsuit

Alleging a decades-long system of discrimination surrounding the discipline and promotion of African- American firefighters and EMS workers, a group of current and former employees has taken their concerns public by filing a 31-page...

New CVS Clinic Serves Benning Residents

A new facility touted as part of a modern day solution to serious health care problems—particularly in areas where there is a shortage of providers— has opened inside the CVS pharmacy in the Benning...

Waterfront Development Poised As World-Class Attraction

A portion of the smallest quadrant in Washington, D.C., is about to undergo a transformation that could serve as a model for similar waterfront redevelopments across the country. But according to a minority organization that...

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