Over the past several weeks, the family and friends of 31-year-old Terrence Sterling have continued to protest near the street in Northwest where he lost his life at the hands of D.C. police officers. [read more…]
To combat the growing problem of bullying, local nonprofit organization Do The Write Thing of DC has published a series of anti-bullying books. E-versions of the four books will be available for free download at Amazon.com during October, recognized as National Bullying Prevention Month.
AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia, a Medicaid managed care plan serving the District of Columbia and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Compaccording to the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Ratings 2015-16 and 2016-17.anies, is the top-rated Medicaid plan in the District of Columbia, [read more…]
The idea of erecting a museum that would highlight the contributions of African Americans first received public attention a century ago when Black veterans of the Civil War proposed the idea. [read more…]
Steel drums echoed powerfully throughout the U Street corridor as the DC Host Committee welcomed the long-awaited National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) to the District. [read more…]
A historic church bell from Virginia, donated as a symbol of freedom, will ring in the nation’s capital Saturday, heralding the opening of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture. [read more…]
Byron “BJ” Jackson, a prominent member of D.C.’s go-go music community, died this month at the age of 52. Jackson succumbed to his battle with cancer on Sept. 4, his friends and family said.
Black engineers at Google are creating a first-of-its-kind 3-D interactive exhibit that will debut in the National Museum of African American History and Culture in early 2017. The exhibit will accompany a $1 million grant as part of google.org’s ongoing work to address racial and social justice issues.
Tears streamed down the face of several black journalists while their white counterparts appeared almost numb by the emotion that would be nearly impossible not to experience. On Wednesday, Sept. 14, curators and other personnel provided a daylong media tour of the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture which sits on the National Mall in the nation’s capital.