One-hundred fifty years after Maryland ended slavery, Emancipation Day will be celebrated with a variety of activities from exhibitions to lectures about abolitionists to tours of historic sites in the Free State's quest for freedom.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival and Events DC gave a preview Wednesday of the 2015 festival, announcing new and expanded events, and the introduction of "Our Natural World," a campaign celebrating nature throughout 2015 programming.
After years of complaints about poor management, deplorable conditions, code violations and crime, the Glenarden Apartments are no more.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that more than one million Americans are living with the HIV virus with one-third of them unaware of their positive status. However, leaders for a recent fundraising event emphasized that when HIV-positive ...
To pay tribute to the contributions of leaders from the community, The Washington Informer recently hosted a 50th anniversary reception that allowed participants to reflect on the newspaper's 50 years of service.
D.C. lawmakers past and present will gather Tuesday evening at the John A. Wilson Building in downtown to celebrate the 40th anniversary of home rule for the city.
The search for an 8-year-old girl who disappeared earlier this year from a D.C. homeless shelter continued Saturday as teams gathered in Northeast to look for signs of the child.
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.