Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C. Plans to Memorialize Mayor Marion Barry

The replica of a statue of former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry -- who was known as the city’s mayor for life -- was unveiled...

James Nero Remembered as Energetic, Dedicated Leader

James Nero may not have been on the front pages of the District's newspapers or a television star but he made a profound impact...

Maryland Man Sentenced to Life for 5 DC Knifepoint Assaults

WASHINGTON (AP) — A 33-year-old Maryland man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of release for assaulting five women at...

D.C. Police Board Calls for Independent Review of Inauguration Response

The D.C. Police Complaints Board recently suggested the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) appoint an “independent consultant” to investigate the actions of District police officers...

Nineteenth Street Baptist Church Names New Pastor

The Nineteenth Street Baptist Church named Rev. Dr. Darryl Roberts as its new pastor. Roberts vowed to continue the church’s legacy in the vanguard...

ASALH Highlights Crisis in Black Education

The Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH), the founders of Black History Month, held its 91st annual Black History...

Education Stands as Main Priority for D.C. Budget

District of Columbia residents recently told Mayor Muriel Bowser to spend more money on improving the city's educational system. "I do think education is...

Nadeau Seeks Black Support in Re-election Bid

D.C. Council member Brianne Nadeau announced her bid for re-election in 2018. She made it clear she is seeking the support of Blacks. Nadeau, who...

Two Armed Suspects Rob D.C. Coffee Shop

The Metropolitan Police Department is on the lookout for two people who robbed a Northeast D.C. coffee shop at gunpoint on Feb. 17.  Officials...

Ash Wednesday in Adams Morgan

Lent is the church season during which we remember God's willingness to face death. For many Christians this time gives them an opportunity to...

Disrupting the Cradle to Prison Pipeline

Artist Ndume Olatushani, co-curator Dr. Aaron Rosen, and General Secretary of the United Methodist Church General Board of Church and Society, Rev. Dr. Susan...

Glover Park Social: A Variety Open Mic!

Glover Park Social will be at Mason Inn, located at 2408 Wisconsin Ave NW, every Thursday night, from Feb.9, at 8 p.m. The event...