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D.C. Artists Bring Unconventional Performance to Familiar Setting

Longtime friends, A’Leighsha Butler and Nia Barge met as teenagers at Oxon Hill High School in Prince George’s County, Md. Today, the co-founders of...

Ambiguity Surrounds Metropolitan Police ‘Use of Force’ Policy

In the wake of high profile killings such as Walter Scott, Eric Garner, and Michael Brown, use of force by police officers is now...

D.C. Council Narrowly Defeats Corizon Contract

The D.C. Council voted, 6-5 on April 14, to deny Corizon Health, the country’s largest provider of health care services for incarcerated individuals, and...

Community Forum on Fathers, Men and Boys

The 100 Fathers will host the Services, Supports & Opportunities For Fathers, Men, and Boys Citywide Community Forum on April 13 at 1616 Irving...

Washington D.C. Area Food Bank Is Staple to Area Residents

Tyrell Holcomb, the distributions program manager with the Capital Area Food Bank, looked at the long line of people queuing for the fresh produce...

Howard University and Washington’s Public Schools Launch Dual Enrollment Partnership

Mayor Muriel Bowser joined District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Kaya Henderson and Howard University President Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick to announce a...

DCPS Announces New International Partnership with StepAfrika!

What do 10 male students from D.C. and about 100 others from Croatia and nearby European countries have in common? A weeklong international youth...

Bunn Touts Experience in Ward 8 Race

Sheila Bunn has served as the chief of staff to D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) and deputy chief of staff to former D.C....

Millennial Entrepreneur Makes Helping ‘Haute’

In June 2013, Ashley Smith hosted her first event as owner of multipurpose event planning firm, Haute Society. “I love to go into a...

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...

Gospel Concert Celebrating Sexual Orientation Solidarity

The Healing Harmony Planning Committee will host a free, historic, groundbreaking gospel concert designed to celebrate LGBTQ solidarity and promote “safe sacred spaces.” Healing...

Local Veterans, Physicians Want Passage of National Medical Marijuana Bill

Even as scores of D.C. residents recently celebrated the city’s liberalization of marijuana laws by publicly exchanging cannabis seeds, one group remained on the...