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    How 2 Communities in DC, One White One Black, Work Together

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] The District of Columbia has a history of racial division. Lately, that has been heightened by its growing affluent White population and a Black populace struggling to stay in...

    Battle for DC Dems Central Committee

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] On June 19, District of Columbia voters will go to the polls to vote in the Democratic primary. Many will focus on the mayoral, attorney general, D.C. Council chairman,...

    DMV Leaders Call for End to Government Shutdown

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Residents from D.C., Maryland and Virginia (DMV) are adversely being affected by the partial government shutdown, which President Donald Trump enforced after not receiving funding for his border wall. ...

    Hari Jones, Noted Curator and Historian, Dies at 59

    By Brigette White, Special to the AFRO Hari Jones was the assistant director and curator of the African American Civil War Freedom Foundation and Museum in Washington, D.C., a writer, lecturer, historian, a motivational speaker, a...

    All-Black Little League Baseball Team Makes D.C. History

    By Lauren E. Williams, Special to the AFRO It was more than three decades in the making, but it finally happened: The first Black baseball team won the D.C. Little League Championship. The team’s name is the...

    Anniversary

    Dear Mom and Dad,   We are so very blessed to have you in our lives, Happy 69th Wedding Anniversary to Bob and Bernice Bowman March 31st, 2014   Love you always, Gloria, Barbara and Lynda

    D.C. Committee on Education Names New Director

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO Akeem Anderson, a former D.C. Public Schools employee, has been appointed as the new director of the D.C. City Council’s Committee on Education, Chairman David Grosso (I-At Large)...

    This Family Business is Super Sweet

    By Lauren Poteat, Special to the AFRO Southwest D.C. just got a little sweeter, with the opening of a brand new soda pop shop right in the heart of the District’s beloved Wharf. Initially a father’s dream,...

    D.C. Mayor Launches Summer Concert Series at Marvin Gaye Park

    By Lenore T. Adkins/Special to the AFRO True to its name, Marvin Gaye Park is playing host to a concert series this summer that has three dates lined up . The free series, presented by D.C....

    1000 DC Public School Teachers Are Unlicensed, OSSE Report Shows

    By Lauren E. Williams, Special to the AFRO A quarter of the District of Columbia Public School (DCPS) educators lack the proper certification required to teach the district’s students. This discovery was reported by the...

    FAMU Graduate Seeks To Represent Ward 5 on the D.C. State Board of Education

    By Lauren E. Williams, Special to the AFRO Adrian Jordan, talked to the AFRO for 30 minutes straight. Jordan, 34, a candidate for Ward 5 State Board of Education, took no breaks to read notes or...

    DC: Residents: Are You “DMV Certified?”

    By Tyra Wilkes, Special to the AFRO A Glenarden man is looking to preserve the D.C culture in the midst of the gentrification boom that has taken the city by storm with a webshow titled,...

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