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Victims Identified in Execution Style Double Murders Near Howard University

(Updated 1/29/2014) Days have passed since the killing of two people whose bodies were discovered in a row house across the street from Howard...

Virginia E. Hayes Williams, D.C.’s “First Mother,” Dead at 87

Virginia E. Hayes Williams, the much-loved mother of former D.C. Mayor Anthony A. Williams, has died after a brief illness. She was 87. Williams worked...

104-Year-Old D.C. Resident Honored for Service

A 104-year-old Washington, D.C. resident was among several local volunteers honored during a recent ceremony. Virginia McLaurin, 104, was recognized by Mayor Vincent Gray for...

2 people found fatally shot near Howard University

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia police are investigating a fatal double shooting near Howard University. Police spokeswoman Gwendolyn Crump says a man and a...

Dupont Park Adventist School to Celebrate National School Choice Week

Dupont Park Adventist School in the District will hold a special event on Jan. 30 to celebrate National School Choice Week. The event will feature...

Lupus Foundation to Hold Annual Walk

A purple parade of over 4,000 walkers will march for the rising ranks of lupus patients in D.C., Maryland and Virginia — now more...

Wizards Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with Interactive Panel

The Washington Wizards celebrated the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr with an interactive panel discussion for 50 high school students prior to...

Anacostia Community Museum Celebrates Legacy of King, Mandela

Friends of the Anacostia Community Museum came together Jan. 14 to remember the legacy of two Black leaders in an event featuring focusing on...

D.C. Church Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Jazz Night

Some believe a church is not the place for classical jazz performances, but the Rev. Brian Hamilton is not one of them. Hamilton has...

After 30 Years, Baltimore-Washington Singer Maysa Is Going to the Show

Maysa Leak knew when her mother took her to see a performance of the Broadway show Purlie as a little girl that she would be...

Young Leaders Compete at Prince William Deltas MLK Day Event

The Prince William County alumnae chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosted its annual oratorical competition Jan. 20, for middle and high school students...

D.C. Groups Gather to Move MLK’s Dream Forward

Members of Washington, D.C.-area faith-based, government, professional and educational organizations gathered Jan. 18 for a prayer breakfast in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s...