Hundreds of backpacks and school supplies left over from a D.C. community giveaway event last month will be delivered to select public schools.
Washington Informer Publisher Denise Rolark Barnes has been named to the board of a group lobbying to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the nation's capital, the group announced Thursday.
With the release of his newest studio album, fans have another chance to honor and remember the "Godfather of Go-Go" two years after his death.
Significant funding has continued to elude black museums and officials throughout the industry said the search for funding reveals an age-old problem.
For those familiar with one Southeast businesswoman nicknamed "Busy Bee," the news that she'll soon close her doors has set off a flurry of poignant salutes and brisk sales.
The tragic effects of America's "War on Drugs" remain in the minds and hearts of those whose parents eventually became incarcerated for many years because of their connection with the drug world or industry.
In neighborhoods large and small, leaders of the black community continue taking steps to speak out against all forms of injustice while preparing youth for the inevitable confrontations they will face with law enforcement officials.
A spike is anticipated in the number of D.C. families who will need a safe and warm place to live this winter, government officials say.
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission issued a precautionary boil-water advisory Wednesday for several Prince George's County towns amid concerns of harmful bacteria or other harmful microorganisms in tap water.
D.C. officials said Tuesday that "no justifiable government actions" could have prevented the disappearance of Relisha Rudd, an 8-year-old girl who lived for nearly two years with her family at a city-operated shelter before disappearing six months ago.
To walk through the streets of Alexandria is to walk through a rich and bountiful timeline of America's Black history.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray will embark next week on a 10-day trade mission to China, where city leaders will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the District's sister-city relationship with Beijing.
D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray announced Wednesday that the District and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will file a joint motion in U.S. District Court to dismiss a settlement agreement that mandates federal oversight of patient care at Saint ...
To honor two black men that helped shape the civil rights movement in the U.S., the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities held a multimedia event and panel discussion at the Historic Lincoln Theatre in Northwest on Aug. 18.
More than 100 men, women and children gathered recently to mark the 75th anniversary of the Alexandria Library Sit-in – a little-known historic event that took place at the site where the city’s Kate Waller Barrett Branch now stands.