Thousands entered the Smithsonian National Zoo in Northwest on Easter Monday for the African-American Family Day Celebration before gunshots rang out across the street from the front gates of the zoo, causing authorities to evacuate the facility.
Thousands Gather for Annual Event
Thousands of people celebrated Earth Day during an event that featured more than two dozen hip-hop and R&B artists last weekend.
An audience of more than 20 people listened as author Robtel Neajai Pailey and soccer player Seren Fryatt recounted their experiences and provided insight about the current state of affairs in Liberia at the National Press Club in Northwest on April 10.
A professional football player expressed his love for reading and donated hundreds of children’s books during a visit to a District school last week.
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.
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.
An iconic hip-hop artist did not mince words when he discussed the current state of the genre during an event at a local university the latter part of March.
D.C. voters between the ages of 18 and 29 engaged both council and mayoral hopefuls through college, community civic organization forums throughout election season.
Dozens of local schools and nonprofits recently secured funds that will go toward the purchase of books and ensure the continuation of enrichment programs for District children.
Friends, family, colleagues and community members honored the life and legacy of Virginia E. Hayes Williams, known as D.C.'s First Mother, during a celebration of her life at a local high school.