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Black Women’s Roundtable Summit

The Black Women’s Roundtable, a women and girls empowerment arm of the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation is holding their sixth annual national...

Google Partners with Howard University for Summer Silicon Valley Residency Program

Google has partnered with Howard University to create Howard West, the Washington, D.C. based HBCU announced on March 23. Howard West is a summer...

Howard University Holds Discussion on the Late Rep. Louis Stokes

Howard University is scheduled to hold a panel discussion on March 31 on the late U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes, the first Black man Ohio...

Trump Delivers His News: “We Pulled It”

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump went old school on Friday, calling reporters from The Washington Post and The New York Times...

Howard Students Demand White Professor’s Ouster over Mock Slave Auction

A group of Howard University students are demanding a White professor’s resignation after he put on a mock slave auction during his lecture on...

Why Not Artist?

Several artists last week touted the influence Howard University and their peers have had on shaping their long, storied careers.  At the same time,...

”Howard University Faculty Call For President’s Dismissal In Blistering Open-Letter

Howard University faculty and administrators released a scathing letter last week calling for the ouster of HU president Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick, saying that...

D.C. Auditor IDs Mismanagement in Affordable Housing Trust

The Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF), the District’s highest profile and costliest initiative to increase affordable housing, requires “significant improvements in its management,” according...
Larry Russell Dawson of Antioch, Tennessee, was sentenced on March 20.

Man Who Brandished BB Gun at US Capitol Gets 11 Months

A man who displayed a weapon at a security checkpoint at the visitor center of the U.S. Capitol last year has been sentenced to...

Police Close 2 Violent Crime Cases in 2 Days

Over a span of two days D.C. police made arrests in a February shooting and a September stabbing that helped close two violent crime...

New Elementary School Named After Harper and Covington

On Feb. 15, while the new Dumfries, Virginia school was still under construction, Potomac Shores Elementary School was renamed the Covington-Harper Elementary School in...
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser released a statement saying she plans to create a Green Bank in the city.

Bowser’s Green Bank Could be Boon for Black Businesses

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) will send legislation to the D.C. Council to start a publicly-funded financial institution, known as a Green Bank. This...