D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has launched the city’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative, which will provide programs targeting boys and young men of color in four key areas: education, justice, health and job opportunities. [read more…]
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will commemorate Black History Month for the first time this year after opening on the National Mall in September. [read more…]
Hundreds of residents across the DMV region gathered Monday for an annual MLK Day of Service event organized by the Montgomery County Volunteer Center, hinged upon Dr. King’s belief that “greatness is determined by service.” [read more…]
On Monday, Jan. 16, the 11th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk and Parade, with the theme “We are One,” honored the life and legacy of the civil rights leader as hundreds marched through the streets of Southeast. [read more…]
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently joined U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro and U.S. Secretary of Veteran Affairs Robert McDonald to open the John and Jill Ker Conway Residence at North Capitol Commons. [read more…]
First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed students from across the country and across town (Bancroft Elementary School) as well as NASA representatives to the White House to participate in planting vegetables in the White House Kitchen Garden Tuesday, April 5th. This year, 2016, marks the eighth and final year of vegetables planting for Mrs. Obama since originally starting her first major White House garden in 2009.