Washington D.C. News

Washington D.C. News

5th Annual National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence

The 5th Annual National Vigil for All Victims of Gun Violence is scheduled to be held on Dec. 6 from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. at...

Rev. Morris Shearin, Pastor at Washington D.C.’s Israel Baptist, Dies at 76

The Rev. Dr. Morris Shearin Sr., a community activist and civil rights veteran who served as the ninth pastor of Israel Baptist Church in...

D.C. Invests in Adult Learning

A high school dropout, Nicole Dickey adds fractions in math class at a charter school for adults, hoping to earn her high school credentials...

VIP Room Wins Long-Fought Tavern License Battle

“We could have gone to college and earned a degree in the time it’s taken to defend our family’s business and restore my father’s...

Black Caucus Embraces House Healthy Food Access Bill

A number of communities of color throughout the country don't have easy access to a quality, full-service grocery store. But, there is a bill...

Bowser Names Minnesota Ave. as a D.C. ‘Main Street’

In the midst of the holiday shopping frenzy, one of the District of Columbia's most storied thoroughfares, Minnesota Avenue, received a special designation from...

Grosso’s Bill Could End Out-of-School Suspensions

In what some consider a progressive move towards racial equity for Black students in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), Councilmember David Grosso...

Celebration of Life

MBI Health services, a certified behavioral health agency in D.C., gave turkeys to residents on Nov. 21 in honor and gratitude for slain Baltimore...

World AIDS Day Mapathon

The World AIDS Day Mapathon is scheduled to be held on Nov. 30 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Lincoln Restaurant, 1110...

Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Intersection of Violence Against Women and Children

The Global Women’s Institute is scheduled to host a panel “Connecting the Dots: Exploring the Intersection of Violence Against Women and Violence Against Children”...

ONE D.C. and Empower D.C. Host ‘On My Mind/In My Heart’ Performance

Community nonprofit organizations ONE D.C. and Empower D.C. will host “On My Mind/In My Heart: The Voices of Women in Public Housing” on Dec....

Community Christmas Festival

Foundry United Methodist Church and nonprofit organization Friends of Stead Park will host their annual Community Christmas Festival on Dec. 2 from 10:30 a.m....