Hundreds of well-wishers, including famed comedian Bill Cosby, braved a dreary and chilly day for the grand opening of the new Ben's Chili Bowl restaurant in Arlington, Va., on Thursday.
Renewed efforts to restore Alexandria, Va.'s historic Fort Ward Park advanced during a Feb. 24 public meeting in St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School at 4401 West Braddock Road.
More than 200 filed through the doors of the Community Showcase auditorium in the Eagle Center at McGogney in Southeast to see the "tennis scholars" of the Southeast Tennis & Learning Center in the organization's eighth annual Blacks in Wax play on Feb. 28.
Five members of the Virginia Legislative Black Caucus walked out of a state senate legislative session Feb. 28 — the last day of Black History Month — when the body passed a resolution honoring late U.S. Sen. Harry Byrd, who early in his life championed segregation.
Catherine M. Hudgins, a member of the board of supervisors in Fairfax County, Va., will be among several women honored at an awards breakfast sponsored by the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials.
Individuals passing the aging and empty Victorian-style brick row house at 1538 9th Street Northwest between P and Q Streets might not think about its famous former occupant, renowned educator and historian Carter G. Woodson.
Black women's head coverings, from the wrapped fabric of ancient and contemporary Africa to today's "church hats," are a significant cultural expression in African-American history.
More than 200 men, women and children from the D.C. area eagerly gathered in THEARC community center on Mississippi Avenue in Southeast on Saturday, Feb. 8 for The Washington Informer’s fourth annual African-American Heritage Tour.
One of five children in the U.S. lives in poverty, according to a new report from a children's advocacy organization.
Several busloads of people from around the nation representing nearly 200 organizations converged on North Carolina this weekend to participate in a "Moral March on Raleigh."