BSU Professor Produces Promotional Voting Video with Hip Hop Caucus

Bowie State University associate professor Tewodross Melchishua, a faculty member in the Department of Fine and Performing Arts, recently worked as lead producer on a video aimed at encouraging voting, particularly among young people...

Target Teams with HGTV Designer in Support of Military Families

Target, The Heart of America Foundation and HGTV designer Sabrina Soto are supporting the military in addition to their ongoing education initiatives by unveiling a completely renovated school library and Teachers’ Resource Room at...

D.C. Voters Favor Incumbents

In addition to District of Columbia voters overwhelmingly choosing Vincent Gray to assume the helm of city leadership over the next four years, they also favored At-large Councilman Kwame Brown to replace Gray as...

District Libraries See Major Increase in Usage

District residents are flocking to the newly designed and renovated neighborhood libraries to find the latest in book selections, technology and a cozy place to relax. Once one of the city’s best kept secrets,...

Gray Challenges Include Building Republican Support

When Vincent Gray delivered his victory speech after the Sept. 14 primary, he told the crowd of supporters that had loyally waited into the wee hours of the next morning to congratulate him, that...

Norton to Hold Her Election Watch Party at LOVE in Unity with New City...

To show unity with the city’s new administration, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) will hold her election night watch party in an area provided to her at LOVE Nightclub, 1350 Okie St., N.E., along...

Virginia Man Arrested in Terrorist Plot Involving D.C.-Area Metrorails

A man who believed he was assisting members of Al-Qaeda in a plan to launch bombs at several Metrorail stations in Washington was arrested this week, according to the U.S. Justice Department. After Farooque Ahmed,...

Area Students Get Rare Glimpse at Life Undersea

The National Association of Black Scuba Divers (NABS) and NOAA’s Office of National Marine Sanctuaries joined forces to present “Aquarius 2010: If Reefs Could Talk,” a program designed to educate students on their connection...

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...
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