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YWCA Proves Safe Haven for Victims

While the YWCA has gone purple in recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the nonprofit organization easily has become the largest provider of domestic violence services in the country.

Hagler Seeks At-Large Seat on D.C. Council

The Rev. Graylan Scott Hagler may have his share of critics, but he doesn't mince words as he seeks one of the two at-large D.C. Council seats in the election on Nov. 4.

D.C. Support Group Provides Scholarships for Children

Felicia Taylor, who has six adopted sons, founded Adoptions Together Forever Support Group in 2005 along with members of the Foster Parents Association, a nonprofit community service organization that offers training, resources, tutoring, scholarships and additional means of support and ...

Gray, Transportation Officials Launch moveDC Plan

D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and the city's Department of Transportation released Tuesday its long-range transportation plan, which aims to making walking and biking safer and easier for residents, reduce traffic congestion, and improve air quality along major transportation routes.

Venus, Serena to Attend Gala for D.C. Tennis Center

Tennis legends Venus and Serena Williams will be on hand next month for a gala in D.C. to unveil the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center's newly-renovated indoor arena, which will be named after the sisters.

Evangel Temple to Hold Annual Christmas Celebration Play

The Evangel Temple Cathedral in Upper Marlboro will hold its annual "Christmas Celebration" holiday musical in December, featuring gospel music luminaries Yolanda Adams, Donnie McClurkin and Marvin Sapp.

Providence Hospital Opens Renovated Emergency Room

Providence Hospital celebrated the opening of its newly renovated emergency care center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday on its Northeast D.C. campus.

D.C. Voters to Elect First Attorney General

Five candidates are hoping to emerge as the victor in the race for the District’s first elected attorney general in the Nov. 4 election.

D.C. Honors City Employees

Hundreds of District employees spent the afternoon on Friday enjoying D.C. Employee Appreciation Day, an event previously hosted by former Mayor Marion S. Barry Jr.

D.C.'s Homeless Issues Await Incoming Mayor

Whoever wins the District's Nov. 4 mayoral election will be immediately confronted with an anticipated surge this winter of homeless families and individuals.

Facelift for Marvin Gaye Park Includes New Playground

It could take up to two years to complete, but residents in the Anacostia area will ultimately be able to enjoy their own version of Rock Creek Park as efforts to revitalize Marvin Gaye Park get underway.

Henry Smith, Owner of Historic D.C. Soul Food Restaurant, Dies at 73

Henry E. Smith, the District's legendary "King of Soul Food," died Oct. 10 at the age of 73.

D.C. Police Under Fire for Aggressive Tactics

When it comes to the Metropolitan Police Department, local residents say they find themselves dealing with a situation of the tail wagging the dog.

Vigils Raise Awareness about Domestic Violence

In order to curb domestic assaults against women, children and men, activists have called for a unified effort that promotes healing and improved methods of communication.

Community Salutes the Black Press

Local photographers who have committed their lives to showcasing positive images of black America shared their stories during a panel discussion along with several other colleagues on Oct. 1 at Gallery O to mark the close of the "Fifty 50 ...

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