Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Asbury United Methodist Church Celebrates Women’s Day

Asbury United Methodist Church located at 926 11th Street, N.W.,   will celebrate Women’s Day Oct. 18 and Oct. 19. The two-day celebration will...

AKAs Host Small Business Expo

The Woodbridge and Fredericksburg Virginia Chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority will host a 2014 Small Business EXPO Oct. 18 from 9 a.m.  to...

D.C. Association of Parliamentarians Celebrates Parliamentary Law Day

The District of Columbia Association of Parliamentarians is celebrating its 46th Annual Parliamentary Law Day Observance. The forum will be held at the Washington...

Memorial Celebration for Dr. Shabazz

Nation’s Mosque, Masjid Muhammad and Dunbar High School Alumni Association will host a memorial  celebration for Dr. Abdulalim Shabazz Oct. 18 from 2 p.m. to...

Mount Carmel Harvest Celebration 2014

Mount Carmel Baptist Church will hold its second annual Harvest Celebration Oct. 22-24. The church is located at 901 Third Street, N.W. There will...

Former D.C. Police Officer Gets Seven Years in Pimp Case

A former District of Columbia police officer has been sentenced to seven years for prostituting teenage girls from his southeast Washington apartment. Linwood Barnhill Jr....

Boy Seriously Injured in Shooting in Northeast D.C.

An 8-year-old boy was seriously wounded, and two men were injured in a shooting in northeast Washington, police said. Police said officers were called to...

TIE Protests Legalization of Marijuana in D.C.

Concerned Washingtonians have banned together to protest the legalization of marijuana, which will appear as Initiative 71 on the Nov. 4 ballot. Removing all...

Reel Independent Film Extravaganza Hosts Inaugural IndeCapitol Awards

Five years ago Skyrocket Productions LLC began its annual, Reel Independent Film Extravaganza (RIFE), a weeklong film festival “created by filmmakers for filmmakers.” This...

Friendship Public Charter Schools Open STEM Facility

The band played, the students marched, and the audience of school leaders, officials, and parents cheered. Friendship's Technology Preparatory Academy (Tech Prep) officially opened...

Command Sgt. Maj. Donna Brock, Army’s Longest Serving Enlisted Female Soldier, to Retire at...

Command Sgt. Maj. Donna Brock, the Army’s longest serving enlisted female soldier, will retire later this month after more than 35 years of service. Brock,...

Black Women’s Roundtable Discusses Domestic Violence

Recent stories surrounding National Football League (NFL) player Ray Rice have not only focused national attention on domestic violence, but have caused a public...