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    D.C. Speaks: Three Murders, One Week

    By Camille Davis, Special to the AFRO “D.C. SPEAKS” is a series of local storytelling in communities around the District.  The AFRO has taken to the streets once again and reached back into neighborhoods to offer residents an...

    Attorney General Sues Parents

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Sixteen families in the D.M.V. are being sued by the District of Columbia, who seeks more than $2.9 million from parents it says falsified residency records to enroll their...

    Bowser, Council Break Ground

    By AFRO Staff Earlier this week, Mayor Muriel Bowser, Ward 7 Councilmember Vincent Gray, and the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED) broke ground on two 100 percent affordable housing...

    Don’t Smoke the Brothers, Sisters

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The bands and boxers were used as tools of peace at Upshur Recreation Center playground in Northwest, D.C., while approximately 5,000 people joined in the Don’t Smoke the...

    New School Year, New Facilities

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and her administration were busy throughout the city cutting ribbons and welcoming teachers and students to new facilities on the first day of...

    Amil Barnes, Filmmaker of the Month

    By Jessica Dortch, Special to the AFRO The native Washingtonian, Amil Barnes, is recognized as the Aug. 2019 Filmmaker of the Month. The Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment (OCTFME) in Washington D.C....

    Broccoli City Launches ‘Food & Grooves’

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] This fall music enthusiasts and foodies alike will be able to converge at D.C.’s Union Market for a cultural experience that will titillate both the taste buds and ear...

    Wells Fargo Announces $1 Billion Affordable Housing Commitment

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia The lack of affordable housing has caught the attention of Wells Fargo and the banking giant isn’t taking it lightly and has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle...

    Mayor Pushes for Permanent Free Circulator

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] With the high cost of living, rising Metro prices and demand for reliable transportation in D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser is on a campaign to offer a permanent free option...

    PRESS RELEASE: While the Federal Government Aims to Warehouse Children, Mayor Bowser Displays Model...

    PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 21, 2019 CONTACT: LaToya Foster (EOM) – (202) 727-5011; [email protected] Dora Taylor-Lowe (DHS) – (202) 374-9473; [email protected]   While the Federal Government Aims to Warehouse Children, Mayor Bowser Displays Model for Short-Term Family Housing (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Mayor...

    Bowser, Todd Push back Against Migrant Holding Facility

    By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 4 Council member Brandon Todd are on the political front line standing against President Donald J. Trump, whose assault on...

    DR. FRANCES “TONI” DRAPER Speaks On Trump, Baltimore and the 2020 Elections

    By AFRO.COM / BE INSPIRED GLOBAL DR. FRANCES "TONI" DRAPER speaks on Trump's Baltimore attacks and calls the community to be proactive leading up to the 2020 Elections. #TheBlackMediaAuthority
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