Tag: Mayor Muriel Bowser

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 month ago

Emancipation Day During COVID-19 Crisis

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com Despite the pall of COVID-19 hanging over the nation’s capital, where more than 2,100 people have tested positive for the virus, 72 have died (as of April 15) and with most residents cooped inside, the...

Northeast / Washington DC - 1 month ago

Numbers Rise, Peak Projected in Late June

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com It’s been a month since the first person tested positive for COVID-19 in Washington, D.C., on March 7, and as of April 7, there have been 1,211 confirmed cases, 318 recoveries and 22 deaths.   “Our thou...

Northeast / Washington DC - 3 months ago

GoGo to Become D.C.’s Official Music

By Malik Obee, Special to the AFRO The conga drum of the GoGo sound has been the beat of Washington, D.C. for over 50 years. From the Washington Nationals adapting the Godfather of GoGo, Chuck Brown’s, “Bustin Loose” as its home run anthem, to the Go...