Renowned author and academic Michael Eric Dyson told an audience Sunday at the Emancipation Day Brunch in D.C. that the day that slaves were freed in the District should not be forgotten, nor should the city's ongoing battle for statehood.
D.C.'s Democratic mayoral candidate Muriel Bowser now has the backing of the city's largest tenant association, but it wants her to focus on the housing concerns of low and middle-income residents.
The D.C. Council grilled the director of the city's Child and Family Services Agency on Monday about the case of Relisha Rudd, the 8-year-old girl who disappeared in early March.
For D.C. Council member Vincent Orange, there’s not one day on the calendar this year that’s more important than April 16.
It may have been a stunning turn of events for most at the National Cherry Blossom Festival, but in 1970 when a 20-year-old District resident became the first black princess, many around the country took note.
D.C. is set to kick off its annual Emancipation Day celebration on Friday, beginning with a "Song and Praises" event at Tenth Street Baptist Church in Northwest at 7 p.m.
USA Today Weekend reported that Playworks, a nonprofit organization in Southeast, has been selected as a recipient of its annual "Make A Difference Day" campaign.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray reiterated his deep concern Wednesday about the disappearance of Relisha Rudd, an 8-year-old girl who has now been missing for weeks.
Alexandria, Va. City Manager Rashad M. Young presented the city's proposed fiscal year 2015 budget at a town meeting on April 3 at the Charles E. Beatley Central Library.
A middle school student has her sights set on a national competition after snatching victory away from the District's best and brightest spellers last month.
A group of local teenagers and young adults rallied against tobacco companies during a gathering last month at the Latin American Youth Center in Northwest.
An investigation has been launched regarding a District charter school student who was hospitalized after his mother says a teacher ignored his complaints of feeling ill.
D.C.'s Department of Small and Local Business Development announced Friday that a $250,000 grant has been approved for DC Central Kitchen in Northwest.
District officials are looking for a development company to start working on the conversion of the St. Elizabeths East campus into a mixed-use complex with housing, offices, shops and a widely publicized tech center.
D.C. schoolchildren will now be able to ride buses for free at certain times, thanks to a new program started by the transit agency and the city's Department of Transportation.