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Northern Va. Delta Education and Community Service Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

The Northern Virginia Delta Education and Community Service (NVDECS) Foundation announces that the organization is accepting applications for two 2017 Friends and Family of...
Asbury United Methodist Church, screenin and discussion of the movie "Southside With You"

Movies@Asbury Presents “Southside with You”

The Asbury United Methodist Church, 926 11th Street, will host a film screening and discussion of the movie “Southside with You” on Feb. 19...

Positive Black Folks in Action Commemorates Malcolm X Memorial

Positive Black Folks in Action is scheduled to commemorate the 52nd Memorial of Malcolm X at the Shaw Neighborhood Library, 1630 7th Street, NW;...

Mayor Bowser Presents Black History Month Celebration at Lincoln Theatre

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will host The District’s African Diaspora: Communities in Conversation, a panel discussion on Feb. 16 at the Lincoln Theatre, 1215...

Black Engineer Conference Draws Multitude of Students & Professionals to Washington D.C.

The 31st Black Engineer of the Year Award conference annually recognizes Black engineering professionals in the United States. The conference also has a specific...

Rodent, Bed Bug Infestations Worry Savoy Elementary Parents

Some parents at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast D.C. are outraged over a bed bug and rodent problem at their children’s school. The school...

Spotlight on Black Educators: D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson

D.C. Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson started on Feb. 1. "I have spent the past few months hearing ideas from students, families, and community members...

D.C.’s Central Library Closes for Modernization

In preparation for a major modernization effort, D.C. Public Library Executive Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan announced on Feb. 3, that the Martin Luther King Jr....

Alarm Over GOP Meddling in D.C.’s Gun Laws

The Republicans in the 115th U.S. Congress, with a sympathetic White House, are actively seeking to control the District of Columbia's gun laws without the...

Hillsdale Civic Association Preps for ‘New Ward 8’

On Feb. 4, residents of the Hillsdale section of Ward 8 met at the St. John CME Church to talk about the reinvigorated Hillsdale...

D.C. School Suspensions Drastically Down, But Concerns Remain

On Jan. 6, the District's Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) released a report, "State of Discipline: 2015-2016 School Year" that documented...

Inauguration Day Protestors Indicted on Vandalism Charges

The Metropolitan Police Department released surveillance video on Feb. 6 of two protestors suspected to be involved in vandalizing and torching a parked limousine...