Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

GOP Reps. Introduce Bill to Carry Concealed Weapons in D.C.

In the wake of a shooting that left Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise and two federal police officers wounded, Reps. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) and Barry...

Alleged Racial Slur During D.C. High School Lacrosse Playoff Game Remains Unaddressed

A racial epithet allegedly used against several Black players during a Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) semifinal game has not been thoroughly investigated by...

Ben’s Chili Bowl Unveils New Mural

Ben’s Chili Bowl is revamping its well-known mural wall. Like the old mural, the new mural honors various heroes and influences of Black history. Ben’s...

Southeast D.C. Seeing More Smash and Grab Crimes

Though District-wide property crimes are slightly down, smash and grab car break-ins are occurring more frequently in neighborhoods east of the Anacostia river. According to...

D.C. Dems Seek Poverty Solutions

On June 17, the Ward 8 Democrats hosted a panel discussion titled: Concentrated Poverty: Understanding the Effects on Neighborhoods. Participants included Stan Jackson, president...

Norman Brings Starz24 Foundation to D.C.

Josh Norman, a 29-year old cornerback for Washington’s NFL team, is bringing hope and help to the youth of the Washington, D.C. area by...

Vegans Flock to D.C. Soul Food Eatery

While soul food is a popular staple in African American dishes, the food group, though tasty, has been associated with health issues prevalent in...

‘You Can’t Be What You Can’t See’ Diversity STEM Forum

In conjunction with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, Crystal R. Emery, CEO of URU The Right to Be will host a...

Sunset Summer Film Series At The Stone of Hope

The Memorial Foundation,, the foundation responsible for building the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial on the National Mall and the Motion Picture Association of...

HBCU Run/Walk

The Washington, DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance (DCHBCUAA) community outreach mission is to improve the health and well-being of our communities with efforts aimed...

D.C. Orgs Step Up to Fight Breast Cancer

If you’re a woman of a certain age living in the District and receiving Medicaid benefits, don’t be surprised if AmeriHealth Caritas District of...

26 D.C. Adults Earn High School Diplomas

At 68 years old, Paul Reggie Bryant can finally call himself a high school graduate. On June 10, Bryant was one of 26 students...