Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Sean Combs Spreads the Love with $1 Million Check to Howard

No matter how he’s addressed – Puff Daddy, Puffy or P. Diddy – Sean Combs still holds Howard University and Washington, D.C., close to...

Mendelson Re-Shuffles Council for White’s Entrance

Vincent Orange's Aug. 15 resignation from the D.C. Council has resulted in several changes – the selection of Robert White to finish his term...

Howard University Hospital Nets $4 Million Surplus

Howard University Hospital is in the black with a $4 million surplus after years of struggling to operate and be profitable. On Sept. 20 at...

Role of Grandfamilies Cements Black Togetherness

Ingrid Holloway still remembers fondly arriving in D.C. in the 1960s after days of traveling on the Greyhound Bus from Shelby, Miss., the home...

Frazier Looks to Keep Building At Dunbar In D.C.

Henry Frazier was once a great program builder in college football.  He laid the championship foundation for two programs that were doormats in their...

Judge Wilkins’ Book Offers Insight into Black Museum Creation

In the shadows of the innumerable stories soon to bear fruit within the National Museum of African American History and Culture, sits, perhaps, its...

SE Community Party Leaves 2 Dead

An annual Southeast, D.C. neighborhood event filled with dancing, children activities, music and food was disrupted Sept. 17 after gunshots were fired and left...

D.C. Police Face Staffing Crisis

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) introduced emergency legislation on Sept. 16 that would shift eligibility requirements for police recruits and veterans hoping to minimize...

D.C. Safe Surrender Program Provides a Second Chance

District residents with outstanding warrants now have an opportunity to surrender to resolve their problem. The DC Safe Surrender program encourages all who are wanted...

Morehouse Alumni Celebrate Opening of the Smithsonian African American Museum

On Sept. 23, Morehouse Alumni and friends will host the “Living Legends Grand Reception” from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m., at the Carnegie Library,...

CTE Vision Foundation hosts JOKES & JAZZ

The CTE Vision Foundation will host JOKES & JAZZ on Sept. 23 from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. at the Pepco Edison Place Gallery,...

Eugene Roy Vango’s Art Show

Celebrate the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture by attending Eugene Roy Vango's art show. The event will take...