Tag: Washington D.C.

Recap: HBCU Presidents Dinner In D.C. Highlighted PBIs, Budget Concerns, Bomb Threats And More

To be in a room full of educated Black scholars is a blessing in itself, and we had that pleasure last week (Aug 11) as a special guest for the HBCU Presidents Dinner in Washington, D.C. Hosted by RW Jones Agency in the heart… Continue Reading “Recap: HBCU Presidents Dinner In D.C. Highlighted PBIs, Budget Concerns, Bomb Threats And More”

Suspected D.C. Kidnap Victim Found Safe, Armed Boyfriend Still At Large

Choosing the right life partner is a decision that many of us have been faced with or will be at some point in our lives. Some have gotten lucky on the journey and met that one true love, while a good portion are either… Continue Reading “Suspected D.C. Kidnap Victim Found Safe, Armed Boyfriend Still At Large”

Dave Chappelle Turns Down Theater Renaming At Alma Mater Amid Student Protests

Famed comedian Dave Chappelle went from being a man once applauded for turning down $50 million based on integrity to most recently dodging beef with the LGBTQIA+ community for his right to tell the jokes he wants, transphobic as they may come off. Following… Continue Reading “Dave Chappelle Turns Down Theater Renaming At Alma Mater Amid Student Protests”

Louisiana Exhibit Exposes Georgetown University Founders For Selling 272 Slaves To Pay School Debt

As many people gear up for a weekend of celebrating Juneteenth, this year being the first that it’s recognized as a federal holiday, a huge focus will be on the hard struggles that our ancestors went through in order for us to obtain this… Continue Reading “Louisiana Exhibit Exposes Georgetown University Founders For Selling 272 Slaves To Pay School Debt”

Woman Killed By The Father Of Her Late Baby After Admitting To Dumping Newborn’s Dead Body In The Trash

Some news stories come with a bone-chilling aftereffect that can even be hard to simply write and report on. Sadly, a recent case out of Washington, D.C. proved to be just that as the details are unbearably heartbreaking. Be warned, as the story below… Continue Reading “Woman Killed By The Father Of Her Late Baby After Admitting To Dumping Newborn’s Dead Body In The Trash”

Former Inmate Develops App That Sends Postcards To Prisoners

Supporting a loved one that’s incarcerated can often feel like an uphill battle, one that millions endure due to the  unconditional love they have for a person doing time for breaking the law. A PG County native that spent years of his life in… Continue Reading “Former Inmate Develops App That Sends Postcards To Prisoners”

Lionel Richie To Receive Gershwin Prize For Pop Music

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lionel Richie will be honored all night long for his musical achievements. The Library of Congress said Thursday that Richie will receive the national library’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. He will be bestowed the prize at an all-star tribute… Continue Reading “Lionel Richie To Receive Gershwin Prize For Pop Music”

DC-Based Black Female Assistant Police Chief Was Actually Told To Get An Abortion Or Be Fired

Women everywhere have been fighting decade after decade to stop people (i.e. men) from policing their bodies, and even the actual policewoman themselves are having a hard time with the issue. Chanel Dickerson, assistant police chief in Washington, D.C., came forth with a jaw-dropping… Continue Reading “DC-Based Black Female Assistant Police Chief Was Actually Told To Get An Abortion Or Be Fired”

Black Female Officers In DC File Class-Action Lawsuit On MPDC For Race & Sex-Based Discrimination

Black women face hardships on levels that some of us will never be able to comprehend, and unfortunately that often includes harassment in the workplace. Surprisingly enough, the strong Black females of the DC Police Department understand that notion more than expected after filing… Continue Reading “Black Female Officers In DC File Class-Action Lawsuit On MPDC For Race & Sex-Based Discrimination”

VIDEO: Bodycam Footage Released From Arrest of Man Punched 12 Times By DC Police

  Washington DC’s Metropolitan Police released body camera footage of the arrest of 23-year-old Kiman Johnson Wednesday evening, after a 45-second video shot by a bystander – showing Johnson pinned against a fence by three officers as one of them punches him at least 13 times… Continue Reading “VIDEO: Bodycam Footage Released From Arrest of Man Punched 12 Times By DC Police”