Local Woman Aims to Fill Food Gap with Community Garden

Dissatisfied with the produce in her local supermarket, Mia Hayes-Hawkins decided to do something about it. She wanted organic produce at reasonable costs, so, for a couple of years, she grew a few herbs...

New D.C. Attorney General Served Full Plate

Newly confirmed D.C. Attorney General Irvin Nathan already has a substantial slate, though his tenure has barely begun. In a city in which the leadership is plagued by allegations of campaign finance irregularities, pay-for-play and...

Latino Caucus Pushes to Protect Immigrant Children

Surrounded by legislators, students and advocates on May 10, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley signed into law SB 167, a controversial measure that provides in-state tuition for immigrant high school graduates. The “Public Institutions of Higher...

UDC Community College Remains Open for Now

The Community College of the District of Columbia will keep its doors open after gaining a reprieve from its financial woes. The news has prompted sighs of relief from parents and students, who have...

Study at Howard University and Other Institutions Leads to Breakthrough in Treatment of Sickle...

WASHINGTON – Clinical trials conducted at Howard University College of Medicine and 12 other medical institutions across the nation have discovered a treatment that dramatically reduces pain, inflammation and hospitalization time and eases other...

Ferebee-Hope Elementary, Ballou High to Receive READesign Reading Corners from Capital One Bank and...

During the week of May 15-21, Capital One Bank associates will band together as part of the company’s national associate volunteer initiative, “One Week,” to help meet the needs of local communities where associates...

Giant Food Offers Food Safety Tips & Healthy Ideas for Grilling Season

Get ready to fire up the backyard grill! May is National Barbecue Month, marking the start of grilling season. Giant Food of Landover, Md., wants to make sure customers’ barbecues are safe and healthy...

TV One President, CEO Announces Retirement

After a distinguished 45-year career in the media business, TV One President and CEO Johnathan Rodgers will retire effective July 31.  Under his leadership the last seven years, TV One, an award-winning cable network available...

Tree Planting Program Seeks D.C. Volunteers

The Casey Trees Community Tree Planting program is searching for applicants who are willing and wanting to plant trees in various locations around Washington D.C. This program was implemented in 2005 and was meant...

Women’s Bar Association of D.C. Names Lawyers of the Year

Sherri Blount, partner at Washington D.C.’s Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery; and Debra Lee, chairwoman and CEO of BET Networks, are being honored by the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (WBA)...

National Greek Fraternities and Sororities to ‘Step Off’ During Sprite’s Annual Competition

Greek fraternities and sororities from across the country will vie to see who has the best moves at the annual Sprite Step Off National Championship, set to commence in the D.C. area on May...

Police Drop Search for Missing D.C. Teen’s Body

A Washington, D.C. mother may never bury her 18-year-old daughter, whose body is believed to be entombed in dozens of feet of trash somewhere in a Virginia landfill. One of the five people charged with...

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