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‘Open Mic Night’ Brings D.C. Community Together to Tackle Crime

It takes a community to raise a child, and also to stop youth violence. More than 300 D.C. residents, varying in age, participated in the...

D.C. Teen Heads to Junior Olympics

One D.C. charter high school student can attest that fighting enabled him to achieve his dreams. Lamar Odoms, a freshman at National Preparatory Collegiate High...

Three Rescued by DC Firefighters in Southeast Fire

(Washington, D.C) – Three residents were rescued by DC firefighters from their burning Southeast apartment building on Wednesday morning, June 22nd. DC Fire and...

Taste on Wheels-Food Truck Event Celebration

Taste of DC will hold Taste on Wheels, a food truck event series celebrating the vibrant food truck scene in the Mid-Atlantic, on June...

Father’s Day Tributes – MD/Washington, D.C.

Father's Day Tributes   Dr. G. K. Butterfield Sr.  I always admired how even-tempered my father was. He was always polite to everyone he met. My father was...

Clinton Taps Norton for Democratic Platform Committee

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C., has been appointed by presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton to the Democratic Platform Committee for the Democratic Party’s 2016 National...

Wash. D.C. Body Care Co. Creates Father’s Day Variety Gift for Dads

Originating out of Washington, D.C., Koils by Nature, an all-natural hair and skincare company that caters to all hair types, has collaborated with several...

D.C. Scholars Triumph and Find Success

The District of Columbia school system honored its top student-scholars, many that overcame physical and economic barriers to achieve at a high academic level....

Bowser Seeks Ways to Improve Early Childhood Education in D.C.

On June 9, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser gathered 36 people – leaders of early childhood and pre-Kindergarten (pre-K) centers, members of her administration, educators and...

D.C. NAACP Tackles New Issues by Bringing in Youths

One of the NAACP's most active and storied branches is being led by a new generation who respect the work of their predecessors but are...

Abandoned Sites Turned into Affordable Housing in D.C.

The H Street Community Development Corporation (HSCDC) and the Edmondson and Gallagher Property Services (E&G Group) held its official ribbon-cutting ceremony June 8 for...

Bowser Calls for Tougher Security Guard Training Standards

District of Columbia officials have proposed additional training requirements for licensed security guards in the city, to both enhance their "real time" experience and...