Washington D.C. News

  • Sankofa Video, Books, & Cafe Hosts an African Convo

    The All Eyes on DC group is sponsoring a night of news and music with a discussion of reclaiming African culture. The conversation will be led by Sam P.K. Collins and will feature input from local journalists, community organizers, and residents who will engage in a discussion on African ...

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  • Purple Dimension–Prince Tribute Party

    Purple Dimension is a Prince tribute party sponsored by Artfunkaz and Union Arts D.C., which is scheduled to be held on May 21 from 9 p. m. – 3 a. m. The event will feature performances from local artists such as Jenna Camille, Yellokake, Meche Korrect, The Silver Mountain, and more. ...

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  • Millennials Favor Liberal Political Jobs at D.C. Fair

    On May 9, Democratic GAIN, an association that focuses on the training and development of progressive political professionals, particularly millennials, held a job fair at the headquarters of the National Education Association (NEA) in the District. The event was attended by more than 140 ...

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  • D.C. Program Prepares Residents for Green Jobs

    Washington, D.C. residents are being trained for and gaining opportunities in the renewable energy industry through a unique program created to establish the city as a leader in the sustainability movement. The DC Sustainable Energy Utility (DCSEU) was established by the Clean and Affordable ...

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  • Rolling Shutdowns, Early Closings Coming to D.C. System

    Metropolitan area residents and leaders voiced their support of a draft plan to improve Metrorail’s safety and reliability even though adjustments to the system will mean closing some stations for weeks at a time and others early. Paul Wiedefeld, general manager and CEO of the Washington ...

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  • Ward 5 Could Be Powerful Bloc on D.C. Council

    Ward 5, located primarily in Northeast Washington with a sliver in Northwest, can count four D.C. Council members as residents, with three of those lawmakers making up three-fourths of the council’s at-large contingent. D.C. Council members Vincent Orange (D-At Large), Anita Bonds (D-At ...

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  • MD Man Slain in D.C. on Mother’s Day

    A Maryland man died early May 8 after being shot in Southeast, D.C., according to the Metropolitan Police Department. Police are investigating the homicide of Don Lavae Williams Jr., 34, from Waldorf, Maryland after he was shot in the 2900 Block of Nelson Place, SE. The fatal shooting happened ...

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  • Bloodstained Men & Their Friends Protest Circumcision

    Bloodstained Men & Their Friends, the nation’s leading child circumcision protest group, who travel around the country to raise awareness about the harms of infant genital cutting (circumcision) will hold protests for 13 days straight across the Mid-Atlantic ending up in DC to protest the ...

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  • The Potter’s House-“Art Between Us” Open Mic

    The Potter’s House, 1658 Columbia Road N.W., will be sponsoring an “Art Between Us” open mic event on May 13from 5 p. m. – 8 p. m . The event part of an ongoing Gender + Justice events series that focuses on women’s voices in an effort to inspire fellowship, create safe spaces, and establish ...

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