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Scholarship Named For D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton

The D.C. Federation of Democratic Women announced that a scholarship and a fundraising dinner have been started in the name of the District of...

Washington D.C.: Memorial for Ambassador Terence A. Todman, Distinguished U.S. Diplomat

(Updated 08/23/2014) A memorial service for distinguished American diplomat Terence Todman will be held on Aug. 28 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in...

Bonds Pushes Housing Late Fees Cap

In what some label a bold move on behalf of D.C. tenants, the Council of the District of Columbia gave final consideration to legislation...

Who’s Running?

Eighteen candidates are running for Mayor Muriel Bowser’s empty Ward 4 city council seat. The special election is on April 28.   Name: Glova Scott Age: 59 Occupation:...

Northwest DC Man Pleads Guilty to Horrific Knife Attack on Woman

A Northwest Washington, D.C., man on March 31 pleaded guilty to a charge of malicious disfigurement while armed, in connection with his violently attacking...

Thaw in U.S.- Cuba Relations Offers Local Economic Opportunities

On July 1, President Obama announced that the U.S. is ending the stalemate with Cuba. D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), among other people and...

Police Seize 80 Pounds of Heroin in Southeast D.C. Bust

The Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department and federal agents on June 7 announced the seizure of 80 pounds of heroin along the Benning Road...

D.C. Council Candidate Kelvin Robinson Pleads Guilty to Campaign Fraud Charges

Another Washington, D.C. political figure has been brought down by the federal investigation into the pay-for-play schemes of former District power player and businessman...

Washington, D.C. Area Church News

Washington, D.C. Gospel Ark Temple - located at 4551 Benning Rd. SE, Washington, D.C. 20019 - will host their Super Weekend Speaker series, starting Feb.1....

D.C. Residents Mull Regimen for Upcoming All-Boys School

District residents are weighing in on what they believe should be part of the curriculum for a forthcoming all-boys academy in the city. The creation of...

GWUL Hosts Back to School Fest

The Greater Washington Urban League will hold a Back to School Festival on Aug. 15 at the Thurgood Marshal Center for Service & Heritage,...

More D.C. Schools in Need of Improvement

Washington, D.C. schools showed slight improvement and suffered major setbacks in their achievement of yearly benchmarks from 2010-2011. A report released by the city’s...