Washington D.C. News

  • Ward 7 Youth Beat Summer Learning Loss at D.C. Tech Camp

    While today’s youth can navigate websites, mobile applications, and mobile devices, very few can create these technologies. This summer, more than 75 Black youth learned the inner workings of digital technology and science at the Richard England Boys and Girls Clubhouse in Northeast, D.C. ...

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  • D.C. Residents Support ‘Barry High School’

    The members of the D.C. Commission to Commemorate and Recognize the Honorable Marion S. Barry Jr., held a public hearing on Aug. 19 at the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center with 40 people attending. The commission is charged with recommending to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D), who created the ...

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  • D.C. Suspects Wanted

    The Metropolitan Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in identifying three persons of interest in reference to a Burglary II incident which occurred in the 1500 block of 6th Street NW on July 7 between 8:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. The subjects were subsequently captured by nearby ...

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  • Slow Down Campaign

    Ward 4 Council member Brandon Todd (D) and D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser along with volunteers stood on the corner of Arkansas Avenue NW and Allison Street NW to caution drivers for a “Slow Down Campaign” for students attending their first day of school on Aug. 24. Bowser also greeted children ...

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  • Cohen Discusses Role as Acting U.S. Attorney

    Vincent Cohen Jr. has served as the Acting United States Attorney for the District of Columbia since April 1, when his boss and friend, Ronald Machen, left the position to practice law privately. Cohen, in an exclusive interview with the AFRO on Aug. 20, talked about the latest developments in ...

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  • Mixed Views on New Metropolitan Police Program

    A controversial crime fighting tool that some District residents support while others don’t is set to be launched in the near future. All Hands on Deck, the program where all available police officers and recruits of the District’s Metropolitan Police Department are called to duty and ...

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  • Church Anniversary Celebration

    The First Baptist Church of Deanwood located at 1008 45th Street NE will hold an Anniversary Celebration 10+Years of Service on Sept. 19 from 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. 238 total views, 42 views today

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