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Asian American Literature Festival

The Smithsonian Asian American Center is scheduled to host an Asian American Literature Festival at the National Portrait Gallery, 8th Street, NW. The event...

International Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women’s Day

Throughout Latin America, July 25 is a day of recognition and celebration of Black women. This year, International Afro-Latin American, Afro-Caribbean and Diaspora Women's...

National Rally for Healthcare

With Congressional Republicans rushing forward with their plan to take away healthcare from millions, the fight to protect every American’s access to quality, affordable...

Respected Veteran Washington, D.C. News Anchor Jim Vance Dies at 75

Sad news greeted Washington, D.C. area residents on the morning of July 22, when longtime local highly respected news anchor James Howard Vance III,...

Ward 8 Councilman Introduces Bills to Reduce Selected Burdens on Citizens

D.C. Council member Trayon White recently introduced three pieces of legislation designed to help Ward 8 residents and other Washington D.C. residents deal with...

D.C. Baseball Academy Focuses on the Fundamentals

A Washington, D.C. organization is reaching out to Black youth in the city’s Southeast quadrant to teach them about America’s oldest pastime: baseball. The...

Women Return to Protest

Leaders of the Women’s March, which attracted millions of protestors after the presidential inauguration in Jan., organized another march to combat the National Rifle...

D.C. Native Opens New Market Place in Ward 7

District native Mary Blackford is set to premiere the Market 7 Flea Market on July 30 in the parking lot of 3701 Benning Road,...

Police Arrest Suspect in String of NE Robberies

Within a span of 17 days, an armed man committed five robberies in Northeast Washington D.C. – all within a mile of each other....

New Temp Housing Plan Announced

After the groundbreaking of the first of six Short-term Family housing facilities across the city, District officials have scheduled additional groundbreakings in Wards 6...

D.C. Council Gives Preference to Black Marijuana Businesses

Marijuana sales grew 30 percent last year, reaching $6.7 billion in North America, according to a cannabis research company. The D.C. Council is ensuring...

Jones Remembered as a Solid Ward 8 Leader

Ward 8 leaders and residents say the late Theresa Howe Jones was a force for good in the ward and had a motherly touch....