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Ward 8 Residents View Bowser Speech with Caution

Residents of Ward 8 recently assembled to hear D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser deliver her State of the District Address and they were mildly impressed...

Bishop Felton May Praised as a Serious, Passionate Leader

Over 30 bishops of the United Methodist Church traveled from across the country to praise a deceased colleague who was a trailblazer and didn't...

Whippings Linked to Enslavement Trauma, Social Frustration

Child advocate Stacey Patton understands clearly the indignities of child abuse and the long-lasting impact violence has on the mental and emotional development of...

Black Women’s Roundtable Lobbies against Trump Budget, Gorsuch

Members of the Black Women's Roundtable recently convened its annual meeting to lobby against the passing of the Trump budget and the confirmation of...
Don Bell is the first-ever director of the Black Talent Initiative at the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies. (Courtesy Photo)

Push for Diversity on the Hill Continues with New Black Talent Initiative Director

Anyone who has ever been on Capitol Hill knows it isn’t exactly a beacon for diversity. Now, as first-ever director of the Black Talent Initiative...

D.C. Community Joins Together to Find Missing Girls

The Metropolitan Police Department’s new social media tactic to help publicize missing person cases sparked national attention last month when a Instagram user compiled...

Ward 8 Stepping Up with the Arts

When a conversation on the arts in the District of Columbia comes up, the neighborhoods that usually generate the most discussions are Brookland in...

TJAM Scholarship Masquerade Gala

Get out your dancing shoes and wear your masks. It's time to raise money for scholarships for students attending our great Mississippi HBCUs. On...

Metropolitan District of Columbia Chapter of the Links Honors Young Writers

The Metropolitan District of Columbia Chapter of the Links, a service organization serving local District of Columbia communities for 38 years, is holding a...

In Remembrance: Milton Ree Henderson

Milton Ree Henderson was called to eternal rest on March 11 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Washington, D.C. He was born on Dec....

Po Boy Jim Brings New Orleans Originality to D.C.

The traditional Louisiana style po’ boy sandwich might be available at local restaurants or bars, but Washington, D.C. boasts an entire establishment dedicated to...

Bowser Announces D.C. Girls of Color Initiative

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently announced an initiative to empower girls and young women in the District of Columbia public school system, following criticism...