For the fifth straight year, The Washington Informer, along with committed partners of the 50-year-old newspaper, sponsored a motor coach and walking tour during Black History Month to help residents of the District learn more about the contributions of men ...
Depending on what report you read or what expert you believe, an estimated 60,000-plus men and women are released from prisons and jails each year, becoming part of the District's ever-increasing number of "returning citizens" that come back home after ...
The Washington region is bracing Monday for the first substantial snowfall of the season, as an incoming storm system threatens to bring anywhere from 5-10 inches of snow overnight and into Tuesday morning.
More than a month after smoke filled a Yellow Line train and tunnel at L'Enfant Plaza, leaving more than 200 commuters trapped underground, Metro officials say they still don't know what caused the problem.
From the District to Northern Virginia and from Prince George’s County to Baltimore, government and civic organizations, museums and other cultural institutions have continued to lay out plans to celebrate Black History Month.
Opposition to the proposed utility company merger between Pepco Holdings, Inc. and Exelon has been well-documented and a protest on Thursday, Feb. 5 by numerous environmental advocacy organizations again received its share of media attention.
This year's Presidents Day weekend coincides with Valentine's Day, a fitting time for more than 12,000 young women, ages 10-18, who love volleyball to compete at the 9th annual Capitol Hill Volleyball Classic.
D.C. Council member Mary Cheh has written a letter to D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine asking that Mayor Muriel Bowser's "Empowering Males of Color" initiative come under scrutiny for possibly violating Title IX regulations.
Washington, D.C.-based strategic communications and stakeholder engagement firm Reingold LINK welcomes Charlie Brotman as senior adviser to the firm and its clients.
The sixth annual InterFaith (iFaith) Golf Tournament, a benefit for the Capital Area Food Bank, will take place April 6 at the Westfield Golf Club in Clifton, Virginia.
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has named Rahman Branch, a former principal at Ballou High School, as her appointment for the inaugural director of African-American Affairs.
To commemorate Black History Month, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser stopped by Martin Luther King Elementary School in Southeast on Wednesday to read a book to a group of kindergarten and second-grade students.
The East Washington Heights Baptist Church Gospel Choir will hold its 28th annual Black History Month concert on Feb. 15, themed "Achieving Unity Despite Our Struggles."
The fifth annual Washington Informer African American Heritage Tour, with the theme "Our Annapolis Roots to Freedom," departs from THEARC in Southeast Saturday, Feb. 14 at 8 a.m.
A group of local pioneers received honors for their longtime efforts to meet some of the District's most pressing needs during an award ceremony at a newly renovated community center.