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Busboys and Poets Books Presents: Not a Crime to Be Poor

Busboys and Poets Books is scheduled to host author Peter Edelman of "Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America"...

D.C. Councilman McDuffie Running for Third Term

Washington, D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie (D-Ward 5) announced Nov. 15 that he will run for a third term on the city’s legislative body,...

CityCenter D.C. Holiday Tree Lighting

CityCenterDC is scheduled to kick off the holiday season with an exciting evening of performances from the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, D.C. and...

Could Trump Tax Cuts Spell End to Public Housing?

Amid an unprecedented affordable housing crisis, District officials are bracing for a potential fall-out from the loss of tax incentives to developers under a...

Noted Actress Jenifer Lewis Shares Life Wisdom with Duke Ellington Students

Legendary Black actress Jenifer Lewis, known as the “Mother of Black Hollywood,” recently spoke to young aspiring performers at a high school in Northwest...

Rain Tax, Violence Dominate Ward 8 Community Meeting

The leaders of places of worship in Ward 8 recently met to talk about concerns they have regarding the so-called "rain tax" and what...

‘Waxing with Aggy’ Pulls off the Strip in Silver Spring

Agnes Gilson, a 28-year-old Haitian-American entrepreneur, said she loves that she’s known as the Brazilian waxing “beast” and fully embraces the nickname. Gilson owns Waxing...

D.C. Seniors Get Crash Course in Technology

Elderly residents learned how to surf the web and use and understand digital applications and devices on Nov. 9 at the FH Faunteroy Enrichment...

Operation Warm Aims to Bundle Up Students

Warm hearts and warm coats filled the gymnasium of Marie Reed Elementary School in Northwest, Washington, D.C. on Nov. 17. Operation Warm is a...

Black Girl Starts Club to Strengthen U.S.-China Relations

Rachel Powell-Young, a sophomore at D.C. International School in the Northwest quadrant of the city, has fused her leadership skills and knowledge of Chinese...

D.C., Baltimore Gets Mixed Reviews on Body Camera Policies

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Upturn, a District of Columbia-based social organization dedicated to the intersection of social justice and...

D.C. Residents Support United Medical Center Management Change

District of Columbia residents are expressing concern about the only comprehensive hospital that is located east of the Anacostia River after a management shake-up. On...