DL Hughley shares timely insights with DC’s Black Press

DL (Darryl Lynn) Hughley, best known as the original host of BET’s ComicView and one of the “Big Four” comedians among The Original Kings of Comedy, recently visited the district to host an event at The National Press Club in Northwest. Hughley, 58, a talented actor, producer, political commentator, radio host, author and comedian, hosted … Read more

The DC Neighborhood Commissioners are considering the values ​​of the next agency manager

The abrupt resignation of the longtime DC Office of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission, Gottlieb Simon, in October has prompted commissioners to consider the qualities they want in a permanent successor. Neighborhood Advisory Committees (ANC) are non-party political bodies of locally elected representatives. Their administrative affairs are handled by the Executive Director. Nearly 300 commissioners represent … Read more

The DC Neighborhood Commissioners are considering the values ​​of the next agency manager

The abrupt resignation of the longtime DC Office of the Advisory Neighborhood Commission, Gottlieb Simon, in October has prompted commissioners to consider the qualities they want in a permanent successor. Neighborhood Advisory Committees (ANC) are non-party political bodies of locally elected representatives. Their administrative affairs are handled by the Executive Director. Nearly 300 commissioners represent … Read more

DC Delta Sigma Theta Chapter sponsors political training for women

A district division of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., has held a training academy for the past many years designed to help young women learn about and become involved in the city’s political process. The Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta sponsors the Claudia L. McKoin Public Service & Leadership Training Academy annually, beginning each … Read more

Evelyn Spriggs Ford joins DC’s Elite Cohort of Centenarians

Evelyn Sprigg’s Ford was at the center on Tuesday, November 30, as the newest member of an elite, highly esteemed and much-loved cadre of native Washingtonians who can boast of having experienced a century of life and can point to dozens of unforgettable memories. And on her 100th birthday, Ford received her flowers and gifts … Read more

The DC economy is growing as the number of unemployed decreases

The district has become part of the national trend of economic growth and declining unemployment demands despite the presence of the coronavirus pandemic. On November 24, the WTOP reported that the number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell the previous week to its lowest level in more than 50 years. In total, two million … Read more

DC named the safest ‘state’ during pandemic

As the nation continues its efforts to keep the ongoing pandemic in check and prepare for the health challenges associated with the winter season, it remains a major concern to remain safe. Now, with the holiday season’s travel in full swing, some states have proven safer than others, and a new report reveals that the … Read more

Turkey Bowl returns, bringing abundance, excitement to DC

There was great anticipation for this year’s 51st annual Turkey Bowl, after the football classic had to be canceled last year due to the pandemic. This year, Warriors from HD Woodson High School in Northeast, participants in five of the last seven games, battled the upstart Rough Riders from Theodore Roosevelt from Northwest, whose last … Read more

‘Jobs Not Guns’ Fair draws hundreds to Section 8

Hundreds of residents of the district met in Section 8 to attend the “Jobs Not Guns” recruitment fair east of the river at the Entertainment & Sports Arena on November 19, which offered employment and educational opportunities as an alternative to a life of crime. The DC Business Gun Violence Prevention Coalition, made up of … Read more

Norton says DC will reap much of Bidens Build Back Better Act

As President Bidens Build Back Better Act winds its way through Capitol Hill, DC Del exclaims. Eleanor Holmes Norton legislation as a blessing for her city. The Democratic legislature said the bill contains the most significant investment in affordable housing in history, a major priority for the district. “The landmark legislation creates well-paid jobs, invests … Read more