Category : Washington DC

Northeast / Washington DC - 3 weeks ago

At-Large Council Race Reveals Racial Schisms

If Dionne Reeder defeats incumbent Elissa Silverman for one of the two at-large seats on the D.C. Council up for grabs, Black female representation in the city government would increase and Mayor Muriel Bowser would have an ally in the businesswoma...

Northeast / Washington DC - 3 weeks ago

Ward 8 Summit Results in Bevy of Concerns

Ward 8 Council member Trayon White recently convened a State of the Ward Summit during which citizens from all corners of Southeast, not White, did most of the talking, making known their concerns about government response, senior services, public...

Northeast / Washington DC - 3 weeks ago

Mayoral, ANC Candidates Launch Write-In Slate

D.C. mayoral write-in candidate James Butler launched his campaign more than year ago, critical of what he described as the current mayor’s relationship with private developers and claims about affordable housing and crime that don’t reflect some c...

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 month ago

UAW Leader on Civil Rights and Black Labor

UAW Constitutional Convention with Dr. William Barber, Leader of the new Poor People’s Campaign. By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent@StacyBrownMedia Much is known about many aspects of the history of the civil rights movement in America...

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 month ago

2018 Hyundai Accent Surprisingly Peppy

DETROIT — The 2018 Hyundai Accent was a pleasant surprise. It was a subcompact sedan with a manual transmission. Normally, I’d say that would make it boring. But the Accent had some spunk. Powered by a 1.6-liter direct injected four cylinder engine...

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 month ago

Wizards Drop Heat, Notch First Preseason Win

The Washington Wizards scored the team’s first win of the preseason Friday, defeating the Miami Heat 121-114 at Capital One Arena in D.C. Down by eight at the half, Washington (1-1) turned up the defense to regular-season levels at the start of the...