Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Life Lessons From Award Winning Entrepreneur Tabatha Turman

Conquering the balance between family and work is no challenge for the 2012 Inc. 5000 “Top African American Entrepreneurs”, Tabatha Turman, a U.S. Army...

Confusion Prevails with Legalized Marijuana

Long before the D.C. Council decided to decriminalize marijuana (cannabis) possession, there was a lone voice that would not be deterred. It was Adam...

It’s Graduation Day

AFRO Sports Editor Perry Green graduated, May 18, from the University of Maryland University College with a master's Human Resources Management. Shown with his family,...

It’s a Pampered Dog’s Life

It’s a dog’s world in D.C.! There are doggie daycare centers, overnight hotels, parks, psychics, walkers, specialty clothing shops and natural and organic foods....

NAACP Presidential Selection Process Again Mired in Controversy

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – A search firm hired by the NAACP ranked the Rev. Frederick D. Haynes III, senior pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church in...

Science!

Next week, the White House will be filled with robots, science projects, and more. Students from around the country are headed to the 2014...

Washington Performing Arts 2014 Summer Camps Offer Tuition-free Programs

Washington Performing Arts’ tuition-free summer camps open on June 23. All camps are open to the public. Free breakfast and lunch are provided for...

Ward 8 Farmer’s Market at THEARC

Join the Ward 8 Farmer’s Market at THEARC for their seasonal opening celebration. Browse the market and get your fresh fruit and veggie fix...

DC Quest for Self Government Suffers A Judicial Setback

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday barred the District of Columbia from implementing a law that purported to allow the city to...

U.S. Attorney for D.C.’s Office Explains Policy on Marijuana Decriminalization

As Congress weighs a Washington, D.C. law that decriminalizes possession of a small amount of marijuana, the office of the U.S. Attorney for the...

Hundreds of D.C. Teens Provided with Free Prom Attire in Annual Event

It’s the time of year when teens in the Washington D.C. area search for the fanciest gowns, buy the swankiest suits or rent the...

D.C. Student-Athletes Awarded $21,000 at DCSAA Scholarship Reception

The District of Columbia State Athletics Association (DCSAA), the Washington D.C. association that oversees post-season high school athletic contests, held its first Student Athlete...