Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C. Rally For Michael Brown Draws Several Hundreds

“Chant down Babylon, grassroots is the bomb, we ready, we coming!” Jonathan Lykes, a coordinating council member with the Washington D.C. Black Youth Project,...

Tight Race for D.C. Attorney General

When District voters go to the polls on Nov 4 to elect a candidate for the newly-created position of attorney general, they will have three African Americans...

Largest D.C. Government Union Endorses Muriel Bowser

On Aug. 12, District Council 20 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) hosted a press conference to endorse Democrat...

Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton Hosts Annual Job Fair

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) hosted her annual job fair, Aug. 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Washington Convention Center, located...

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...

2014 D.C. Mix to Join Hundreds of the Nation’s Urban Professionals

Hundreds of urban professionals from across the U.S. will convene in the nation’s capital Aug. 29-Sept. 1 for the D.C. Mix. The annual event...

Washington Government Relations Group Honors Black Achievement at 5th Annual Tin Cup Awards

The Washington Government Relations Group (WGRG), one of the nation's oldest volunteer organizations for Black government employees, celebrated African-American achievement July 30 at their...

D.C. Council Adopts Accelerated Styrofoam Ban

Have you ever wondered where the melted plastic from the Styrofoam container disappeared when your food was too hot? Ever wondered why pieces of...

Concerned Black Men Kick off the School year with a Bash

Busloads of families from across the city gathered for games, prizes, and entertainment, Aug. 9, as part of Concerned Black Men National's fifth annual...

Southeast Block Party Opens Conversation on Issues Affecting D.C. Residents

Congregants of the United Community Fellowship Ministries church in Southeast D.C. educated neighbors and friends on health and housing issues on Aug. 9 with...

D.C. Shorts Film Festival Anticipates More Variety

With only 135 films from 25 countries selected out of 1400, the D.C. Shorts Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals on the...

DMV Region: National Summit on Non-Violence

D.C. Resident Dr. Stephanie E. Myers, and Virginia Delegate Daun S. Hester, Co-Chairs of Black Women for Positive Change are urging D.C., Virginia and...