Bowser Administration Urges Solar Energy in D.C.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) wants the District to use more green energy. On Aug. 12 she convened a press conference on the roof of the Frank D. Reeves Municipal Center in Northwest with...

Union Bethel Hosts Unity in the Community Fall Festival

The Unity in the Community Fall Festival will be held on Sept. 12 from noon to 5 p.m. on the grounds of Union Bethel AME Church, 6810 Floral Park Road. The goal of the...

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop

The Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW) will host a drop-in “Working from the Figure” session on Sept. 4 and 18 from 6:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. , located at 545 7th Street, SE. Work on...

Laughter is Good For The Soul Comedy Show

The Antioch Baptist Church PIC Ministry, 1105 50th Street NE, will host the “Laughter Is Good For The Soul” Comedy Show on Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m. The Show will feature local comedians Veleda...

Theta Summer Line Crossing

The Kappa Epsilon Psi Military Sorority Northern Virginia Delta Chapter will host its summer line crossing with a ritual and Probate Banquet on Aug. 29. The ritual will occur at the Women’s Memorial, 1...

Attorney General’s Right Direction Awards

The Office of the Attorney General (OAG) for the District of Columbia invites you to the first Attorney General’s Right Direction Awards ceremony, which will honor District of Columbia youth who are showing significant...

Miss Black USA 2015

The final competition of the Miss Black USA pageant was held on Aug. 9. Winners included from left to right: fourth runner up, Ade Adeniji; second runner up, Lola Adeoye; winner of The Miss...

D.C. Homicide Rate Rises, City Leaders Search for Solutions

The rise in homicides in the District has generated a robust discussion among city leaders and residents on what should be done to prevent more unnecessary killings. Statistics compiled by the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, as of Aug. 11,...

D.C. Council Members Struggle in Fight for Statehood at Legislators Conference

Two members of the D.C. Council almost persuaded an influential political association to back District statehood but fell short because of last minute maneuvering by opponents. D.C. Council members Vincent Orange (D-At Large), Anita Bonds...

Race for President of the Ward 8 Democrats

The Ward 8 Democrats, the most influential of the District’s political machines, will hold its biannual convention to select its officers on Sept. 19. Natalie Williams, current president of the Ward 8 Democrats, told...

District Tutoring Program Aims at Increasing Students Academic Achievement Rates

Noticing a void in the academic achievement of District students, Shuyinthia Farley-Hembry, created Butterfly Works LLC to solve the problem. The tutoring and college preparatory program was launched in 2006. She serves at the...

D.C. Republicans Cheer Their Presidential Hopefuls During Debate

District of Columbia Republicans crowded one of the most popular bars in the Adams Morgan neighborhood to watch the first presidential debate of the 2016 campaign scene on Aug 6. Scores of young Republicans, with an...

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