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.
On Monday, federal prosecutors said that the five Washington, D.C., police officers involved in the 2015 fatal shooting of Marquesha McMillan will not face charges in her death, according to the Washington Post.
Kevin Jackson, 17, was shot Sept. 1 after an argument with a 15-year-old foe on a Southeast street in Washington, D.C., according to the Washington Post.
The petition on Opal Lee's hope to make Juneteenth a national holiday ran out of time Tuesday when it didn't reach the goal of 100,000 signatures, the Star-Telegram reports.
The Washington, D.C., mayor's office has released video from an officer's body camera showing the moments immediately after the cop shot and killed an unarmed black motorcyclist, the Huffington Post reports.
The American University in Washington, D.C., is investigating two white male freshmen after a black female student reported that a banana was thrown through her dorm-room door earlier this month, the Washington Post reports.