A community organization recently honored a group of seniors for their decades of service during a ceremony at a local historic landmark.
HBCUX Provides 24-Hour Programming about Black Colleges
Hakeema Mercurius entered Morgan State University in Baltimore in 2010 with dreams of practicing law. Her plans quickly changed, however, upon taking a sociology course that opened her eyes to racial disparities in the criminal justice system and prompted her to pursue a career as a parole officer.
American University's Black Student Alliance held a forum earlier this month after hundreds took to Twitter and wrote about their experiences as students of color at the school.
A group of District students moved one step closer to winning $20,000 in grants and Samsung tablets in a national competition last month.
Founder and CEO of Black Girls Rock! Inspires Activism
A well-known deejay and social entrepreneur recently expressed her displeasure at what she called the entertainment industry's portrayal of African-Americans during her keynote address at The George Washington University in Northwest.
Local Group Provides Alternative Sound
The Capital Kidds, a local children’s music group, has set out to challenge the status quo with its brand of “edutainment” – music that educates as well as entertains.
More than 1,000 millennials recently answered the call to serve, taking part in large-scale renovation projects at three District schools during the Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
A group that included an attorney, a public relations representative, two nonprofit executives and a businesswoman recently imparted pearls of wisdom about navigating their career fields to nearly 20 young mothers during a career clinic at Metropolitan Community Church of Washington in Northwest.
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.
A stray bullet struck a panel on the Wall of Honor of the African American Civil War Memorial on Dec. 26.