Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Black Women Promote Non-Violence at D.C. Rally

Black Women for Positive Change is scheduled to host its fifth annual week dedicated to non-violence. The week is slated to begin with D.C....

Howard University Celebrates 150th Homecoming

(October 21, 2017) Howard University is celebrating 150 years of homecoming traditions. Since Monday, Oct. 16, with the Homecoming Kickoff Rally, to this Oct. 22’s...

Goodwin Joins Pack to Unseat Bonds

Marcus Goodwin wants District of Columbia residents to live comfortably and says he will make that happen if he defeats D.C. Council member Anita...

Can Legal Weed Still Stop You from Getting a Job in D.C.?

While Washington D.C. residents who are 21 years old and older can legally enjoy cannabis on private property, certain district employers and agencies still...

Black Residents Say District Wharf Brings More Gentrification

Celebrated as a showplace “where D.C. meets its water,” Phase I of the $2.5 billion waterfront redevelopment project has fallen flat in the opinions...

Cheerleaders Kneel in Year Long Protest

At Howard University’s stadium-packed football games, the Bison cheerleading squad pulses with the heartbeat of school spirit ripened over 150 years. Each cheerleader’s face...

Smithsonian Exhibit Displays Work by AFRO Cartoonist Thomas A. Stockett

A talk that analyzes the work of Thomas Stockett, a former editorial cartoonist for the Afro-American Newspapers, is scheduled to be included in the...

American Heart Association/Mid-Atlantic Affiliate–EmPOWERED to Serve Summit

On Oct.17-18, the American Heart Association/Mid-Atlantic Affiliate is scheduled to host the EmPOWERED to Serve Summit at 800 Florida Avenue, NE, from 8 a.m....

D.C. Department of Health Food, Safety, and Defense Conference

The 2017 D.C. Department of Health is scheduled to host a Food, Safety, and Defense Conference on Oct. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 4...

Greater Mount Calvary Holy Church One Night Fall Revival

Acclaimed Pastor John Gray of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas is scheduled to be the speaker for the One Night Fall Revival at Greater...

Affirming Clinician Get-Together

The D.C.-area’s Affirming Clinician Get-Together is scheduled to be held on Oct. 20 from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 2440 M Street NW...

Smithsonian Presents the Afro-American Newspaper and the Political Cartoons of Thomas A. Stockett

On Oct. 21 the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, located on Constitution Avenue, NW between 12th and 14th Streets,  is scheduled to hold...