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Michelle Obama, Hidden Figures Cast Promote Resilience for Black Girls

When Brea Dahlgren, a D.C. Ward 7 high school student, began watching “Hidden Figures” at a special December screening of the movie at the...

Miss D.C. USA

Dylan Murphy, Miss D.C. Teen USA 2016; Jasmine Jones, Miss D.C. USA 2016; Deshauna Barber, Miss USA 2016; Kara McCullough, Miss D.C. USA 2017...

Young Douglass Orators Compete in Annual Park Service Competition

On Dec. 23 the National Park Service announced the winners of the annual oratorical contest at the Frederick Douglass National Historic Site.  The 2016...

D.C. Residents Want Bowser to Address Housing, Jobs in New Year

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) has entered her third year as the District's mayor and residents have strong ideas on what she needs to...

Four Black D.C. Council Members Set to Chair Committees

Four Black members of the District of Columbia City Council will preside over key committees in the latest session. In a D.C. Council organizational meeting...

Ciera Brookins Memorialized at an Emotional Service

Ciera Brookins, the late daughter of Edgar Brookins, the AFRO’s Washington D.C. office general manager, was remembered by her family and friends in a passionate...

Family of Slain D.C. Resident Demands Mayor Release Body Cam Footage

The family of a Northeast D.C. man who was shot and killed by Metropolitan police on Christmas morning want authorities to publicly release the...

2017 Health and Fitness Expo

The 2017 NBC4 Health & Fitness Expo will be held from Jan. 7 to Jan. 8 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801...

Shiloh Baptist Church Tech Clinic & Debt Management Classes

Shiloh Baptist Church, 1500 Ninth Street, NW, will be holding a Technology Clinic on Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. Bring your old gadgets for...

NASA’s Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement Training

The Solutions for Enterprise Wide Procurement (SEWP) Program Management Office (PMO) is scheduled to host a 'SEWP Training Showcase' at the Walter E. Washington...

Incidents at Montgomery County Maryland School Stir Allegations of Racism

POTOMAC, Md. (AP) —Winston Churchill High School officials in Potomac, Maryland are being called on to better address racially charged incidents that have occurred...

Lawsuit: Terrence Sterling, Fatally Shot by DC Police, Posed No Threat

WASHINGTON (AP) — An unarmed Black motorcyclist posed no threat to the District of Columbia police officer who fired two fatal shots from the...