Washington D.C. News

  • ‘Fight of the Century’ Louis vs. Schmeling

    Cassandra White of BGP and Attorney Claude Roxborough honored American Boxing Legend Joe Louis on June 21 with a wreath ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. The ceremony was a commemoration of the 77th anniversary of the historical “fight of the century” between Louis and Max ...

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  • New Program to Offer Free Broadband in HUD Properties

    For millions of schoolchildren across the country, the end of the school day means the end of high-speed, broadband Internet access. Winter and summer breaks, additionally, produce a virtual “blackout” of Internet service. This separation of resources creates what President Barack Obama calls a ...

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  • D.C. Event Planner Uses Engineering Background for Success

    When Jamel Shuford graduated from Drexel University with a degree in mechanical engineering, she didn’t plan on a career in event planning. However, after years of working in the industry, she found her academic background to be quite useful. “I can look at the process that a client has taken ...

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  • D.C. Blues Festival Fundraiser

    The D.C. Blues Society will hold a fundraiser for its D.C. Blues Festival on Aug. 8 at American Legion Post 41, 905 Sligo Avenue from 4 p.m.-11:20 p.m. Musical acts include JaneliaSoul, Three Song Sadie, Shakedown, The Mojo Priests, Margo Hope & Adelphi Bluz, Reggie Wayne Morris, Jesi ...

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  • Miss Black USA

    The 2015 Miss Black USA pageant will make its return back to the Nation’s Capitol to crown Miss Black USA 2015 on Aug. 9. The big night will be held at the Theatre for Performing Arts at the University of the District of Columbia, 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW. The pageant will be hosted by ...

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  • Black Public Relations Society: Let’s Get Social

    The Black Public Relations Society will hold a networking event, “Let’s Get Social” on July 30 at the Thurgood Marshall Center, 1816 12th Street N.W., from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will be light refreshments and networking at 6:15 p.m. The guest speaker will be Keisha Lewis, MBA, PMP & ...

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  • Church of God In Christ Holy Convocation

    The Washington, D.C. Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, Church Of God In Christ will host its 92nd Annual Holy Convocation from Aug. 2 – 9 at New Bethel COGIC, 6440 Piney Branch Road, N.W. Bishop Neavelle A. Coles, Jurisdictional Prelate, will deliver the Official Message on Aug. 9 at 3:30 p.m. There ...

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