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Safeway and Events DC Celebrate 15th Annual Feast of Sharing

Thousands of District residents enjoyed a free traditional turkey meal with all of the trimmings served by hundreds of volunteers as part of Safeway’s...

Howard Holds HIV Stigma Conference

Howard University’s fifth Annual HIV Stigma Conference on Nov. 21 brought together hundreds of health care providers, public health officials, activists, students, faith leaders,...

AARP Brookland-Woodridge Chapter Holds Annual Holiday Luncheon

The Brookland-Woodridge Chapter of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) will host an Annual Holiday Luncheon to celebrate the glory of Christmas on Dec. 15 at 11...

D.C. Professionals’ All Black Holiday Soiree!

Area chapters of the National Black Public Relations Society, National Black MBA Association, the National Sales Network, and the National Association of Black Accountants are hosting...

Peoples Congregational United Church Hosts Christmas Bazaar

The Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ located at 4704 13th Street, N.W., will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar Dec. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The...

The District Reacts to Wilson Non-Indictment

District political leaders and residents criticized the recent decision by a St. Louis County, Mo. grand jury not to indict a White Ferguson police officer for killing...

Interest in Barry’s Ward 8 Seat Has Already Started

The passing of Marion Barry, the District's former mayor and Ward 8 council member, has already got several political activists in the ward pondering...

Va. Dept. of Motor Vehicles to Offer Three-Year Registration Renewal

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles announced Nov. 24 that its customer service centers will begin to offer state residents the opportunity to renew...

Fmr. Congressman Dellums Named Social Work Cosby Scholar at Howard University

Former member of the U.S. House of Representative and political activist Ronald Dellums was recognized as the 2014-15 William H. Cosby Jr. and Camille...

Revised Schedule of Memorial Events for Fmr. Washington D.C. Mayor Marion S. Barry is...

Dec. 4: 9:00 a.m.: Brief ceremony to receive Mayor Barry’s casket at the Wilson Building, where his remains will lie in repose for 24 hours. John...

The New Face of Foreclosure

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, those of us with a roof over our heads should be full of thanks for the blessings we have been granted. Not only are there far...

D.C. Youth Group Protests Ferguson Decision

The echo of the civil rights youth freedom song “Chant down Babylon, grassroots is the bomb, we’re ready, we coming!” rang out from members...