Washington D.C. News

  • An Open Letter to the Next Mayor of D.C.

    To the Winner: First of all, congratulations on running a clean and honorable campaign. Sure, some verbal punches were thrown, but each candidate recognized the others’ love of the Nation’s Capital and commitment to solving its toughest problems. You’re taking the reins of the city that The ...

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  • AFRO Endorsement

    On Nov. 4, residents of the District of Columbia will decide who their seventh mayor will be. The three candidates are D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser, the Democratic Party nominee; D.C. Council member David Catania, an Independent, and former D.C. Council member Carol Schwartz, who is also ...

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  • Women’s Leadership Luncheon

    Three Washington-area residents who use their unique talents, resources and abilities to increase opportunities for women and girls will receive Visionary Awards at the Washington Area Women’s Foundation’s annual Leadership Luncheon Oct. 23 at the Grand Hyatt Washington. The luncheon’s theme is ...

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  • AKAs Host Health Workshop

    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Upsilon Tau Omega Chapter will host “A Healthy Mind, Body, and Soul Workshop” free to the public, Oct. 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Road. Professionals in various areas of expertise will provide information to encourage healthy ...

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  • Alpha Fashion Show

    Alpha Chapter, Chi Eta Phi Sorority  invites you to their forty-eighth Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon Oct. 26 at Martin’s Crosswinds, 7900 Greenway Center Drive at 1:30 p.m. Fashions clothes will come from Lovely Lady Boutique and Furs by J.S. Furs of Washington, D.C.  There will be vendors ...

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  • Bowser Addresses Black Concerns

    D.C. Council member Muriel Bowser, the Democratic Party nominee for mayor, has the inherent advantages of money, organization, and the party mantle to become the city’s next leader. However, she is taking nothing for granted while she campaigns and addresses concerns of District ...

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  • D.C. School Board Race Yields Little Interest

    On Nov. 4, D.C. residents will get to choose who some of their next school board members are going to be. But, it doesn’t seem like anyone cares. Amidst a hodgepodge of direct mail pieces, sponsored Facebook posts, and scattered election signs for attorney general, mayor, and other offices, it ...

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  • ‘ Fetch Clay, Make Man’ Comes to Roundhouse Theatre

    Round House Theatre will host a special showing of Fetch Clay, Make Man by Will Power. Directed by Derrick Sanders, the production is based on the true story of the improbable friendship that formed between Muhammad Ali and Stepin Fetchit. A co-production with Marin Theatre Company, Fetch Clay, ...

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