Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Library of Congress National Book Festival

The 16th annual National Book Festival will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW on Sept. 24....

The Natalie Williams Breast Care Foundation Presents Annual Bustier Brunch

The Natalie Williams Breast Care Foundation (NWBCF) will present “An Afternoon with the Girls: Bustier Brunch” on Sept. 25 from 11 a.m. to 3...

Plymouth Congregational United Church Hosts Community Talks on Mass Incarceration

The Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ’s Board of Social Action (BOSA) is hosting a “Community Talk on Mass Incarceration” on Sept. 25. The...

D.C.’s Petworth Community Hosts A Fun Day to Promote Unity, Solve Problems

David Sheon says it’s a new day for the Petworth Community. These days, the member of Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) Ward 4D said he...

D.C. School Grapples with Role of Black Youth in Media

Newsrooms across the United States face the mounting challenge of covering non-White news subjects without the benefit of Blacks and other minorities among their...

Africans Struggle to Succeed in D.C.

The Mayor's Office on African Affairs (MOAA) and the Congressional African Staff Association (CASA) held a panel discussion on Sept. 9 in the U.S....

D.C. Officials’ Condemn ‘Broken’ Criminal Justice System

Mayor Muriel Bowser and D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier raised the ire of the city’s judicial executives during a press conference on Sept. 7...

D.C. Celebrates African-American Museum Opening

The District of Columbia administration, led by a host committee, announced the events that will celebrate the grand opening of the nation’s first national...

D.C. Police Fatally Shoot Md. Motorcyclist

The Metropolitan Police Department’s Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one Maryland man dead after he crashed his motorcycle into...

The Realities of Gentrification in the “Chocolate City”

WASHINGTON - On a recent hot Friday morning, Uprising Muffin Company, the new Black-owned coffee shop on 7th Street next to the Shaw Howard Metro stop,...

GO-GO COMMUNITY MOURNS BYRON “BJ” JACKSON

WASHINGTON, DC-TriceEdney) A "Celebration of Life" for Byron "BJ" Jackson will be held at Reid Temple AME, 11400 Glenn Dale Blvd., Glenn Dale MD.,...

Street Organized Noize Hosts JAM

Street Organized Noize will be hosting a community drumming session on Sept. 16 at the Archives Metro Station, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, from 4:30...