Black History
    November 16, 2018

    D.C. Mourns Janette Hoston Harris

    Dr. Janette Hoston Harris, the District's first "city historian" and founder of the Hall of Fame Society, was remembered Friday…
    Black History
    November 15, 2018

    National Trust Raises Over $10 Million to Preserve Historic Black Sites

    The National Trust for Historic Preservation has raised more than $10 million toward its $25 million African American Cultural Heritage…
    Black Experience
    November 15, 2018

    Johnnetta Betsch Cole to Head National Council of Negro Women

    The National Council of Negro Women has selected Johnnetta Betsch Cole as its chair and 7th president.
    Stacy Brown
    November 15, 2018

    Mississippi Campaign Heats Up After ‘Public Hanging’ Remark

    It’s a campaign that flew quietly under the radar – though the outcome could not only make history but change…
    November 14, 2018

    Miriam Makeba Remembered 10 Years Later

    Ten years after music legend Miriam Makeba's death, family and friends are fondly remembering her lasting legacy.
    November 14, 2018

    Female Entrepreneurs Get Tools to Grow Businesses

    Nearly 100 women braved torrential rain, parking issues and construction work to attend the recent inaugural HERImpactDC summit at Georgetown…
      November 15, 2018

      FBI Accused of Underreporting Surge in Hate Crimes

      The FBI has released its 2017 hate crimes statistics which revealed a 17 percent increase in incidents since 2016. In…
      November 14, 2018

      Shaw Residents Rail Against Banneker Relocation

      The Bowser administration and DCPS propose relocating Benjamin Banneker Academic High School to the site of the former Shaw Junior…
      November 14, 2018

      D.C. Veterans Form a Unique Family in SE

      The late H.R. Crawford, former Ward 7 D.C. Council member and former assistant secretary of HUD was a disabled veteran.…
      November 14, 2018

      Black Organizers, Students Make Sense of Midterm Elections

      A command center posted at Howard University allowed members of NCBCP and the Ronald W. Walters Public Policy & Leadership…
      November 14, 2018

      Alsobrooks Talks Goals for Arts as County Executive

      In her first public appearance since last week's win in the general election, Prince George's County Executive-elect Angela Alsobrooks said…
      November 14, 2018

      Thurgood Marshall PCS Students Produce Anti-Violence Video

      As public officials, activists and residents scramble to address the scourge of gun violence in the District, a group of…
      November 14, 2018

      Md. DNC Chair Optimistic Amid Losses

      Several days after Maryland voters chose to re-elect Republican Gov. Larry Hogan for a second four-year term, the state's Democratic…
      November 14, 2018

      Amazon Chooses Northern Va., NYC for 2nd HQ

      Amazon will split its second headquarters between New York City and Northern Virginia, the online retail giant announced Tuesday.
      November 14, 2018

      Marian Wright Edelman Steps Down as President of Children’s Defense Fund

      Marian Wright Edelman, a lifelong advocate for children, the poor and civil rights, will transition from president of the Children's…
      November 13, 2018

      Memories of Jonestown Massacre Still Haunting During 40th Anniversary Memorial

      The church building at 1859 Geary Street in San Francisco was in its earlier days festive, vibrant and joyous. Like…



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