Updated Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, 2:47 p.m.: The Metropolitan Police Department has confirmed that all buildings have been cleared and Howard University’s campus is safe. No gunman was found.
Although there was, in fact, a March for Racial Justice on Saturday in Washington, D.C., there was also a rally specifically for, about and led by black women: the March for Black Women, sponsored by the Black Women’s Blueprint, Black Youth Project 100 and Trans Sisters of Color Project.
The story of my stolen car doesn’t begin two weeks ago, when it was actually stolen. Like most stories, it’s much deeper than that. That’s what she said.
When this year’s Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference kicks off Wednesday, there will be the usual convergence of politicos, professionals, subject-matter experts, students, policy wonks and the like who will descend upon Washington, D.C., for a steady slate of panels, discussions, town…
Former President Barack Obama recently made a surprise appearance at a Washington, D.C., school, much to the obvious delight of its students—and the rest of us who hope that he’ll be out here more, and more vocal about the sad state of affairs his sad! successor has gotten us into.
For somebody with multiple degrees, I’ve been pretty crime adjacent for a significant portion of my adulthood. I’ve also had several petty crimes perpetrated against me or those in close proximity to me more times than you can shake a stick at.
A little compassion goes a long way, and when Raymond Bell, the founder and administrator of the HOPE Project, saw that two young teens were handcuffed on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., for selling water without a permit, he saw two hardworking young people that he wanted to help.
Well, another noose turned up in Washington, D.C., this time, police say, at a house under construction in the southeast part of the city. This will make at least the fifth time that this hateful symbol of violence has appeared around the nation’s capital recently.
American University is determined to capture the person who was involved in leaving bananas hanging from nooses on its Washington, D.C., campus. The school has released two surveillance videos in an effort to track down the suspect in what campus police are calling a “racially motivated hate crime.”
Tina Frundt’s story is one of survival. When she was 13 years old and living in Chicago, she met a man, who was about 15 years older than she was, while she was on her way to a store. The man, known as “Tiger,” basically groomed Frundt by befriending her and showering her with gifts.
Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel E. Bowser announced Friday that the city will create a series of new initiatives including a task force to assist in finding missing children and teens in the District.
A college freshman who had returned to her family home in Washington, D.C., for spring break was fatally shot Monday night in Northeast D.C. Ayana J. McAllister, 19, was pursuing her studies in criminal justice at St. Augustine’s University in North Carolina.
Sean “Spicy Facts” Spicer can’t catch a break, and he shouldn’t because he’s an ass. On Saturday, Spicy was out at an Apple Store in Washington, D.C., when Shree Chauhan spotted his dumb ass and decided that he needed to answer some questions live on Periscope.
Updated Monday, March 13, 2017, 2:04 p.m. EDT:
A black Washington, D.C., waitress received a pleasant surprise Monday while working her usual shift at Busboys and Poets, a Washington restaurant that has its own distinct social-justice mission, the Washington Post reports.
Nobody on the roads
A man was injured Tuesday night outside the Trump International Hotel on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., after he attempted to set himself on fire, NBC Washington reports. According to the report, the man said the act was one of protest over the tweeter-in-chief, President-elect Donald Trump.
The family of an unarmed black motorcyclist who was gunned down by a Washington, D.C., police officer in September has filed a lawsuit against the Metropolitan Police Department, claiming that the victim was no threat to the officer, Reuters reports.
Washington, D.C., public schools have declined to apply for a chance to perform at President-elect Donald Trump's inaugural parade this year, NBC Washington reports.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence's Washington, D.C., neighbors want him to realize they don't tolerate hate directed toward the LGBTQ community. And they've raised gay-pride flags all throughout the neighborhood to put him on notice.