Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network Host Justice Movement for Black Live

The Northern Virginia Urban League Young Professionals Network is scheduled to host an event in response to recent police-involved shootings across the country on...

Fellowship of International Christian Word of Faith Ministries’ Annual Convention

The Fellowship of International Christian Word of Faith Ministries is scheduled to host its Annual Convention on from July 12 to July 14 at...

CBA to Hold 3rd Annual Credit Builders Symposium

The Credit Builders Alliance is scheduled to hold its third annual Credit Building Symposium July 13 and 14 at the Loews Hotel, 1177 Fifteenth...

D.C. Mayor’s Office on African Affairs Presents Young African ConneXions Summit

The Mayor’s Office on African Affairs invites you to the 2nd Annual Young African ConneXions annual Summit on July 15. The event is themed...

D.C. Department of Health Fight the (Zika Virus) Bite! Event

To address the concern about Zika virus prevention, the D.C.  Department of Health is scheduled to hold an outreach event on July 16, in...

D.C. Protestors Affirm “Black Lives Matter” in March to the Capitol

Nearly 1,000 protestors of all ages and races marched from the White House to the U.S. Capitol on July 7, demanding an end to...

City Settles on Name “New Columbia” as Statehood Referendum Nears Vote

With the potential for a new President that strongly supports statehood for the District of Columbia – both Clinton and Trump are supporters –...

Butler to Challenge Gray for Ward 7 Council Seat

Former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray handily won the June 14 Democratic primary over D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander. However, former Ward 7 Advisory Neighborhood...

Free Summer Meal Program Bridges Gap in Student Food Insecurity

The District of Columbia continues to rank first in the nation for reaching low-income children with summer meals. According to Hunger Doesn’t Take a...

Metro Transit Officer Fatally Shoots Man in Northeast D.C.

Authorities say a Metro Transit Police officer fatally shot a man who fired at officers near a Metro station in northeast Washington, D.C. D.C. police...

D.C. Male Commission Holds Hearing on Substance Abuse

The District's commission charged with studying the problems of males in the city recently met to discuss how substance abuse is negatively impacting the lives...

Pepco Proposes Utility Rate Increase for D.C. Residents

The utility that supplies residential and commercial customers in the District recently decided to apply to the city's public service commission for a rate...