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Rashad Young, the District’s city administrator, said that he believes the president’s proposed budgets works against D.C. residents. (Courtesy Photo)

D.C. City Admin: Trump’s Budget Proposal is ‘Bleak’

D.C. City Administrator Rashad Young has reservations about President Donald Trump's proposed budget. He is concerned it could undermine the economic progress of the...

United Methodist Church ‘The Butler’ Fellowship and Conversation

The United Methodist Church located at 8900 Georgia Avenue, is scheduled to hold an evening of fellowship and conversation on March 17 from 7-9:30...

Rally for Affordable Housing

The Housing for All Campaign, an initiative of the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED), and The Way Home Campaign have joined...

“University Professor Under Investigation for Reportedly Holding Mock Slave Auction”

A Howard University professor is under investigation after he reportedly held a mock slave auction in class. Details about the incident first were reported by the Caged Bird, an...

Southeast D.C. Students Raising Funds for China Trip

Students at Southeast Washington, D.C.’s Charles Hart Middle School are trying to raise money to visit China this summer. The fundraising campaign will help...

D.C. Homicide Count On Pace with 2016

As of March 16, Washington, D.C.’s homicide count stood at 21 for the year, just one shy of last year’s 22 deaths in the...

D.C. Remembers ‘77 Hanafi Wilson Building Siege

On March 9, 1977, the District of Columbia was caught up in a siege of public buildings that still sends chills down the spine...

Gray Wants More Doctors in Eastern D.C.

D.C. Council member Vincent Gray (D-Ward 7) wants more physicians to set up their practices in neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River. He recently...

D.C. Public School Enrollment Spikes Again

Enrollment among students in the District of Columbia’s public and public charter schools spiked for the eighth consecutive year to 90,061 students for the...

In Spite of Opposition – House Committee Extends SOAR

To the dismay of members of the D.C. Council, a D.C., the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results (SOAR) program has been slated to continue...

Mayor, Police Chief Announce Rise in D.C. Hate Crimes

Just days after District officials announced a rise in hate crimes against Blacks and those within the LGBTQI community, local non-profit Casa Ruby reported...

D.C. Teachers Protest for More Pay

Members and leaders of the District's teacher's union recently took to the streets to protest their lack of a pay increase for several years....