Washington D.C. News

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Ben’s Chili Bowl Unveils New Mural

Ben’s Chili Bowl is revamping its well-known mural wall. Like the old mural, the new mural honors various heroes and influences of Black history. Ben’s...

Southeast D.C. Seeing More Smash and Grab Crimes

Though District-wide property crimes are slightly down, smash and grab car break-ins are occurring more frequently in neighborhoods east of the Anacostia river. According to...

D.C. Dems Seek Poverty Solutions

On June 17, the Ward 8 Democrats hosted a panel discussion titled: Concentrated Poverty: Understanding the Effects on Neighborhoods. Participants included Stan Jackson, president...

Norman Brings Starz24 Foundation to D.C.

Josh Norman, a 29-year old cornerback for Washington’s NFL team, is bringing hope and help to the youth of the Washington, D.C. area by...

Vegans Flock to D.C. Soul Food Eatery

While soul food is a popular staple in African American dishes, the food group, though tasty, has been associated with health issues prevalent in...

‘You Can’t Be What You Can’t See’ Diversity STEM Forum

In conjunction with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, Crystal R. Emery, CEO of URU The Right to Be will host a...

D.C. Orgs Step Up to Fight Breast Cancer

If you’re a woman of a certain age living in the District and receiving Medicaid benefits, don’t be surprised if AmeriHealth Caritas District of...

26 D.C. Adults Earn High School Diplomas

At 68 years old, Paul Reggie Bryant can finally call himself a high school graduate. On June 10, Bryant was one of 26 students...

Statehood Advocates Continue Lobbying for D.C.

Dozens of activists recently visited the U.S. Congress in support of legislation that promotes statehood for Washington, D.C. Stand Up! for Democracy Executive Director Anise...

D.C. Residents Remember Rev. King during Mural Removal

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently joined former Mayor Anthony Williams, Councilmember David Grosso, Library Executive Director Richard Reyes-Gavilan, Board of Library Trustees President Gregory...

5K Race Aims to Support D.C.-Area Victims of Human Trafficking

The inaugural “Freedom Happens Now” 5k race will support victims of modern-day slavery at a time when sex and labor trafficking are on the...

Rev. Derek Grier: A Dad First, Pastor Second

The Rev. Dr. Derek Grier, founding pastor of Grace Church in Dumfries, Va., teaches his sons to make their own paths in life and...