Washington D.C. News

  • D.C. Professionals’ All Black Holiday Soiree!

    Area chapters of the National Black Public Relations Society, National Black MBA Association, the National Sales Network, and the National Association of Black Accountants are hosting the D.C. Professionals’ All Black Holiday Soiree Dec. 13 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill located at 400 New ...

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  • The 2014 BOBBI BOSS America’s Next Top Stylist

    Who will be the 2014 BOBBI BOSS® America’s Next Top Stylist? Find out on Dec. 7 at the Washington Convention Center, during the 23rd Annual Golden Scissors Awards – HairGames 2014. The Convention Center is located at 801 Mt. Vernon Place, N.W. The finalists for the 2014 BOBBI BOSS® ...

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  • Peoples Congregational United Church Hosts Christmas Bazaar

    The Peoples Congregational United Church of Christ located at 4704 13th Street, N.W., will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar Dec. 7 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Bazaar sponsored by Peoples’ Fellowship Committee, will include Christmas gifts, cards & decorations; calendars, unique gifts and a ...

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  • The District Reacts to Wilson Non-Indictment

    District political leaders and residents criticized the recent decision by a St. Louis County, Mo. grand jury not to indict a White Ferguson police officer for killing an unarmed Black teenager. On Nov. 24, St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert P. McCulloch announced to a national ...

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  • Interest in Barry’s Ward 8 Seat Has Already Started

    The passing of Marion Barry, the District’s former mayor and Ward 8 council member, has already got several political activists in the ward pondering and some actually positioning for a run at his seat in a special election next year. On Dec. 1, the District of Columbia Board of Elections ...

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  • District Mourns the Loss of Ward 4 Candidate A.J. Cooper

    District leaders are somber about the surprise death of A.J. Cooper, a young political aspirant who was looking to run for the Ward 4 seat on the D.C. Council this spring. Cooper, the nephew of former D.C. Board of Education President Peggy Cooper Cafritz, was 34 when he died on Dec. 3. It ...

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  • Marion Barry: the City’s ‘Mayor for Life’

    Several leaders from across the District reflected on Marion Barry’s life with  plenty of reflective and positive thoughts on former D.C. Council member and four-term mayor. Barry died at 1:46 a.m. at the United Medical Center on Nov. 23 after collapsing the previous day while he was leaving ...

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  • Butterfield Elected New CBC Chair

    The members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) recently voted a former North Carolina jurist as its leader for the 114th Congress. Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) was voted to lead the Congressional Black Caucus on Nov. 19. Butterfield, who was first elected to Congress in a special ...

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