Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

D.C. School Grapples with Role of Black Youth in Media

Newsrooms across the United States face the mounting challenge of covering non-White news subjects without the benefit of Blacks and other minorities among their...

Africans Struggle to Succeed in D.C.

The Mayor's Office on African Affairs (MOAA) and the Congressional African Staff Association (CASA) held a panel discussion on Sept. 9 in the U.S....

D.C. Officials’ Condemn ‘Broken’ Criminal Justice System

Mayor Muriel Bowser and D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier raised the ire of the city’s judicial executives during a press conference on Sept. 7...

D.C. Celebrates African-American Museum Opening

The District of Columbia administration, led by a host committee, announced the events that will celebrate the grand opening of the nation’s first national...

D.C. Police Fatally Shoot Md. Motorcyclist

The Metropolitan Police Department’s Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left one Maryland man dead after he crashed his motorcycle into...

The Realities of Gentrification in the “Chocolate City”

WASHINGTON - On a recent hot Friday morning, Uprising Muffin Company, the new Black-owned coffee shop on 7th Street next to the Shaw Howard Metro stop,...

GO-GO COMMUNITY MOURNS BYRON “BJ” JACKSON

WASHINGTON, DC-TriceEdney) A "Celebration of Life" for Byron "BJ" Jackson will be held at Reid Temple AME, 11400 Glenn Dale Blvd., Glenn Dale MD.,...

Street Organized Noize Hosts JAM

Street Organized Noize will be hosting a community drumming session on Sept. 16 at the Archives Metro Station, 701 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, from 4:30...

Chinese Disco Hosts Free Comedy Show

Chinese Disco will be hosting a free comedy show Sept. 16, at 7 p.m. at 3251 Prospect Street NW. Drink specials will include $5...

Dardanella Hosts The Great Gatsby Party on the Lawn

1930s musical group Dardanella is scheduled to host The Great Gatsby Party on the Lawn on  Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m....

Spreading Smiles Across Northern Virginia

The fourth annual Spreading Smiles event, comprised of offices in Vienna, Fairfax, Arlington, and The Plains, Va. will include local dentists providing services to...

Local Businesses Prepare for D.C.’s Biggest Block Party

WASHINGTON -- Smokey’s Barbershop & Oldies and its owner, Smokey, have been fixtures on H Street for more than 50 years, though business these...