MoCo Church Loses Claim to Slave Burial Grounds

March 1, 2017 Lauren M. Poteat 0

After an intense and contentious battle over development plans for the Westwood Shopping Center around the community of River Road in Bethesda, Maryland, the black-owned Macedonia Baptist Church has lost its claim to ancient slave burial grounds to New York-based developer Equity One. […]

D.C.’s Newest Museum Tops 1 Million Visitors

February 22, 2017 WI Web Staff 0

The District’s newest addition to the incomparable Smithsonian “family,” the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) recently topped the 1 million mark in visitors — reaching the milestone just a little over four months since its Sept. 24 opening. […]

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