District Libraries, AARP Provide Free Tax Service

The April 15 federal deadline for filing taxes is right around the corner. The District’s libraries, in conjunction with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Foundation, are providing free services to taxpayers with...

2016 Black Alumni Networking Expo

The Black Alumni Networking Expo will be held from Aug. 11-14 at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Reagan National Airport, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway. The event is held to foster a networking environment...

NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement Training

The Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement (SEWP) Program Management Office (PMO) is scheduled to host a 'SEWP Training Showcase' at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl, NW from Jan. 10-12....

Congresswoman Norton Demands Hiring of City Residents by Builders

One rainy Tuesday night on Capitol Hill, inside the Rayburn House Office Building that was largely vacant due to Congress’ August recess, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D), was busy. The issue is jobs, she...

Former D.C. Congressional Del. Fauntroy Arrested & Released

(Update-6/28/2016) Civil rights icon and former D.C. Del. Walter E. Fauntroy returned to the U.S. June 27 after a 4-year self-imposed exile in Dubai. He was promptly arrested upon landing at Dulles International Airport but,...

Census Officials Act to Dispel Myths

(March 10, 2010) - Myths and falsehoods about the census have long played a role in people’s reluctance to participate. But with questionnaires for the decennial survey about to go out in the mail, U....

D.C.’s Central Library Closes for Modernization

In preparation for a major modernization effort, D.C. Public Library Executive Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan announced on Feb. 3, that the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library will close on March 4. In addition to...

CBC Holds 44th Swearing-In Ceremony

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus pledged Dec. 6 to fight for African Americans to be first-class citizens during a ceremonial swearing-in for current and newly-elected members of the 114th Congress. Forty-six members were eligible...

Florida Avenue Grill at 70

Around noon Aug. 30, there was a wait to be seated at the Florida Avenue Grill in the Shaw neighborhood of Northwest D.C. At the counter, friends David Levy and Latrice Johnson met for...

First Lady of Niger Seeks Answers on Sickle Cell Disease from Howard Experts

WASHINGTON -- Dr. MalikaIssoufouMahamadou, the first lady of the Republic of Niger and president of the Tattali-Iyali Foundation, met with doctors and other clinicians with the Howard University Center for Sickle Cell Monday as...

D.C. Schools Target of Suspicious White-Powdery Letters

Dozens of public schools in the District were roped off with yellow tape on May 5, as FBI agents and fire officials investigated suspicious letters that contained white, powdery substances. The FBI’s National Capital...

American Legion Builds Young Male Leaders

Graduating senior, Hermann-Landry Noudja, from Calvin Coolidge High School will attend Penn State University as a 2015 Gates Millennium Scholar, administered by the United Negro College Fund. As one of 1000 scholarship recipients from across...
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