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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 celebrated the opening of its newly renovated emergency care center during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday on its Northeast D.C. campus.
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.
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.
Whoever wins the District's Nov. 4 mayoral election will be immediately confronted with an anticipated surge this winter of homeless families and individuals.
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 E. Smith, the District's legendary "King of Soul Food," died Oct. 10 at the age of 73.
When it comes to the Metropolitan Police Department, local residents say they find themselves dealing with a situation of the tail wagging the dog.
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.
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 ...