Smokey Robinson Visits D.C.’s Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts

WASHINGTON (AP) — Music legend Smokey Robinson reached out to a new generation of performing artists Friday, telling them they were starting out as he did: "with a love for doing something creative." Robinson, 72,...

Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser Announces Inauguration Festivities

Mayor-elect Muriel Bowser is pleased to announce the schedule for the Inaugural events. Three days of festivities give residents from all 8 Wards a host of opportunities to help Mayor-elect Bowser usher in a...

FedEx Ground Honors Local Businessman for Going the Extra Mile

Rico Calhoun has had an entrepreneurial spirit since childhood. He started working at a young age and was able to buy shares of a landscaping company while in his early 20s. That spirit coupled...

Ijara Corp. Hosts: Comm-Unity Potluck & Islamic Banking and Home Financing Worshop

Ijara Community Development Corp. is scheduled to hold a Comm-Unity Potluck dinner and a Islamic Banking and Home Financing workshop April 2 at the Masjid Muhammad – The Nation’s Mosque, 1519 4th Street, NW...

D.C. Officials Confronting Opioid Crisis

The District of Columbia, like the rest of the nation, is dealing with the opioid and heroin crisis, with strategies to reach out to those who are addicted to the substances. One example of...

Giant Food’s Ninth Annual Stuff-A-Truck a Hit in 2010

Giant Food of Landover, Md., with WTTG Fox 5 and CBS Radio Stations WPGC 95.5, 106.7 The Fan, 94.7 Fresh and 99.1 El Zol, hosted the ninth annual Stuff-A-Truck food drive at four Giant...

D.C. Community News

On Aug. 14, Attorney General Karl A. Racine congratulated the Howard University Law School Juris Doctor Class of 2018 and the Master of Laws Class of 2016 at their annual pinning ceremony, inducting the...

Delta Teen Summit 2015

The Alumnae chapter for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will hold Teen Summit 2015, “Teen Talk: the relationship edition” on Feb. 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mount Vernon High School, 8515 Old...

District Youth Takes Medals in South Korea

While the vast majority of 14-year-olds are still in bed at 6 a.m. on Saturday mornings, O’Conner Anderson III is preparing to hit the ice. He rises early, eats breakfast, grabs his skating gear...

Maryland’s Ugly Segregated Past Must Be Shown

Among the rulings U.S. District Court Judge Catherine C. Blake made during Tuesday’s pre-trial hearing were that historical reports from as far back as 1937 could be admitted into evidence and that the leaders...

3 Arrested in Fight at DC Youth Offender Ceremony

WASHINGTON (AP)—Police have arrested three women for fighting after an awards ceremony at City Hall where D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty recognized reformed youth offenders. Police arrested 18-year-old Grace Ebiasah, 20-year-old Anna Ebiasah and 19-year-old Deanna...

Spingarn High School Student Killed

A 17-year-old Spingarn High School student has been killed as the result of a shooting that occurred in the 1300 block of Holbrook St., in Northeast Washington. The shooting site is in the Trinidad...

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