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A D.C. woman says she was unlawfully accused of indecent exposure after breastfeeding her infant in a public building. SEE ALSO: Can You Guess Merriam-Webster’s Word Of The Year?

A series of shootings occurred last night in Washington D.C. as the city celebrated Halloween. Various confrontations between area youth sparked the gunfire which started in the Georgetown neighborhood. See Also: Black Travel: Visit Washington D.C. See Also: Heidi Klum, Seal Do Gorillas For Halloween According to WJLA-TV/ABC7, a confrontation started between two groups of […]

WASHINGTON — Conservative pundit Pat Buchanan proposed a solution to the Black unemployment problem during an interview on WAMU 88.5′s “The Diane Rehm Show.” Buchanan said that regulating immigration, where 13% of the population is foreign born, will help the native born African American population find jobs. Pat Buchanan: Black Voters Bought Liberal Propaganda On […]

The U.S. Department of Justice did not bring any charges against two officers who appeared to have slammed a wheelchair-bound man to the ground during a May arrest that was caught on tape. Also read: When I Studied Abroad: Morocco Also read: Best Places to Travel Alone: Australia Also read: Travel Deal of the Week: […]

Rain or shine, thousands will be converging on Washington, D.C., our nation’s capital, for festivities and marches marking the dedication of the first memorial on our National Mall to an African-American: Martin Luther King, Jr. Click or print the map below for details! Check out more of our MLK Memorial coverage here: Top 5 MLK […]

WASHINGTON-Jamaican born, Maurice Ashley, who is the first African American to earn the title of “Grandmaster” in chess has been playing with people under his skill level. Ashley simultaneously played 3o students from the U.S. Chess Center in Washington D.C. 12-Year-Old Chess Whiz Could Become Youngest Grandmaster The Washington Post reports: “It’s great to see […]

Congress has developed a solid reputation as a group that does not work well together for legislative purposes. Based on a recent internal report, it’s not looking all that good for its employee base either. The much-anticipated “State of the Congressional Workplace” report (see PDF) is an overview of the employment climate on Capitol Hill […]

By Matt E. Stevens District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray has struggled with yet another issue with the residency of a potential nominee in his administration. The mayor announced September 21 that he would place Robert L. Mallett on the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, effectively running the three-member panel. This news did not […]

By Jeneba Ghatt A recent report revealed that the Washington, DC, metropolitan area has had one of the highest rent hikes in the nation. Bloomberg Business week assessed data from Axiometrics, a company  that measures performance in the rental apartment sector, and came up with a list of the top 25 American cities where rents […]

By Matt E. Stevens As quickly as District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray welcomed his newest deputy chief of staff, he saw her exit amid controversy over her voting and past business efforts. Andrea “Andi” Pringle joined Gray’s team along with new Chief of Staff Christopher Murphy earlier this month. The two were key hires […]