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100,000 Opportunities Career Fair

The 100,000 Opportunities Initiative, an employer-led coalition focused on hiring opportunity youth, will hold its annual career fair on Sept. 20. The career fair,...

D.C. Drug Court Commencement Ceremony for Roughly 30 Graduates

The D.C. Drug Court on Sept 20 will be honoring National Recovering Month with a commencement ceremony and cookout for roughly 30 graduates who...

‘Evening at Duke’s Place’ to Raise Funds for D.C. Arts School

The second annual Duke Ellington School of the Arts gala, “Evening at Duke’s Place,” is scheduled to be held on Sept. 16 at the...

Ethiopian Restaurants Foster Community in Diverse Silver Spring

SILVER SPRING, Maryland - Beginning in the mid-1970s, war and political turbulence led a large number of Ethiopians to flee their home country. Many...

Area Utilities, Organizations, Reach Out to Hurricane Victims

At a time when thousands in Texas are recovering from the floods caused by Hurricane Harvey and 6.2 million Floridians are in the dark...

Vernon’s Closet Sponsors Clothes Giveaway in Ward 8

Vernon Davis, a Washington D.C. native who currently plays tight end for the Washington Football team, recently sponsored a clothes give-a-way at a local...

Pepco’s ‘Undesign the Redline’ Exhibit Focuses on Racial Discrimination in D.C. Housing

Redlining, a discriminatory pattern of disinvestment and obstructive lending practices that impede home ownership among Blacks and other people of color, has played out...

Southeast Slaying Suspect Arrested After Googling Crimes

Derek B. Turner, arrested and charged last week for the murder of Andrew McPhatter in March in Southeast Washington D.C., was so obsessed with...

D.C. Mayor, School Chancellor Tout New Strategic Plan

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and D.C. Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson recently released a strategic plan for the next five years for the District of...

Howard U Jumps To No. 110 in College Rankings

Howard University shot up 14 spots in U.S. News and World Report’s latest rankings for best national universities. It is now ranked as the...

22nd Annual Harvest Day Health Fair

The 22nd Annual Harvest Day Health Fair is scheduled to be held at Paramount Baptist Church, 3924 4th, SE, on Sept. 16 from 10...

H Street Festival

H Street Festival is scheduled to be held on Sept. 16. Various music performances, fashion shows, vendors, kids’ activities, community empowerment-based activities and more...