Hundreds of marchers participated in the annual peace walk to honor the work and the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. on his federal holiday.
Less than two weeks after a "polar vortex" blasted across the nation, the D.C. region steeled Tuesday for another cold front expected to deliver as much as 10 inches of snow.
The District's minimum wage will be raised to $11.50 an hour in 2016.
The National Action Network (NAN) renewed its grassroots mobilization against gun violence in urban communities during its National Youth Day of Action against Gun Violence in the District as well as in Atlanta and Chicago.
Although it’s cutting it really close to organize happenings and events for this year’s MLK holiday, over the next three years, the District’s Secretary of State and Mayor Vincent C. Gray (D) expect a newly constituted commission to develop and ...
The District's Office of Tax and Revenue has been busy cracking down on owners and employees of retail businesses which sell single cigarettes.
Held annually during Black History Month, the African-American Heritage tours have entertained hundreds of individuals who've been treated to visits to such landmarks as the Frederick Douglass House in Anacostia and the African-American Civil War Museum in Northwest.
In keeping with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s rich vision of equality, justice and peace, thousands of people from communities and organizations will soon gather in cities across the country for their annual Peace Walks in commemoration of the slain ...
Officials for the Giant grocery chain have issued an apology to the Howard University community after using a stock photo in an ad that wasn't reflective of the university's traditionally African-American student body.
The D.C. Council committee that deals with public safety issues approved a bill Wednesday that would make possessing and using marijuana a civil — rather than a criminal — offense.
Indique Hair, one of the leading premium hair extension brands in the global market, is thrilled to announce that it will open the doors to its 12th boutique location in Silver Spring.
Spiritual life coach Iyanla Vanzant is coming to D.C.'s Union Station on Sunday, Jan. 12 for two sessions from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 2:15 p.m.-5:15 p.m.
Reproductive rights, Medicaid expansion and limits on celebratory gunfire are among the items on the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus 2014 agenda.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) has renewed his push to raise the state's minimum wage.
A stray bullet struck a panel on the Wall of Honor of the African American Civil War Memorial on Dec. 26.