Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

These Teenagers Showed Up To Howard University Wearing MAGA Hats And Quickly Got Criticized

Two teenagers stirred up controversy at Howard University — a historically black college, or HBCU — on Saturday when they arrived at the campus...

National Juvenile Defender Center ‘A Stone of Hope’ Book Discussion

On Aug. 24, the National Juvenile Defender Center is hosting a book discussion and signing with author and activist Jim St. Germain at Busboys...

HBCU Scientist Behind NOAA Total Eclipse Imagery

WASHINGTON — Well before the nation’s first total solar eclipse dominated the headlines of every news organization in America, it was affixed to the mind...

D.C.’s Sibley Memorial Hospital Launching New Community Health Program

In an effort to improve the health and wellness of D.C.’s communities, Sibley Memorial Hospital is launching a first-of-its-kind Community Health Innovators in Residence...

International Film Festival Explores African Diaspora

More than a dozen independent movies about people with African roots are scheduled to take center stage in Washington D.C. over the weekend at...

D.C. Loses Ward 7 Leader Ed Potillo

Ed Potillo died suddenly on Aug. 9, impacting the city and several city leaders. Potillo recently stepped down from his position as chairman of...

Parents Struggle with Back to School Expenses

Lizzie Edwards has come to dread the end of summer for reasons beyond an eventual end to warmer weather and trips to local beaches...

Mendelson Helps Youth Prep for School

On Aug. 13, some students were preparing for the school year with the help of D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson (D). Mendelson sponsored haircuts...

Washingtonians Remember the Godfather of Go-Go Music

The love and respect Washingtonians continue to have for legendary Go-Go artist and founder Chuck Brown shows most in the indelible footprint of his...

D.C. Teacher’s Contract Pending

The District of Columbia School System is set for the 2017-2018 school year with early openings and a new teacher contract. On Aug. 14, 13 schools...

D.C. High School Grad Killed by Stray Bullet

A 17-year-old girl died on Aug. 12 after being struck by a stray bullet in Northeast, D.C. earlier in the week, D.C. police said....

Summer Evenings at the Hirshhorn Museum

On Aug. 17 and every Thursday evening in August, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Independence Avenue at Seventh Street, SW, transforms into the...