A police officer manhandles a small framed Black woman. Officials have launched an investigation.
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The ongoing battle to obtain statehood for Washington D.C. will see the ballot come November, but Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said it would take both Republican and Democratic support to see the vote through. In an exclusive interview with Radio One’s EZ Street during the Republican National Convention, Bowser stressed that the fight to […]
Marion Christopher Barry, whose father was the late D.C. Mayor Marion Barry, has died of an apparent drug overdose, reports the Washington Post. The 36-year-old former candidate for D.C.s Ward 8 council seat was reportedly discovered by his girlfriend, was transported to George Washington University Hospital, writes the news outlet: Barry had struggled with drug […]
It’s no secret that the First Family will reside in the nation’s capital until youngest daughter Sasha completes her last two years of high school at Sidwell.
Virginia McLaurin, the 107-year-old woman whose dance with the Obamas went viral, has finally received a photo ID card. On Tuesday, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser passed a new law that would make it easier for individuals over 70 to obtain an ID, the Houston Chronicle reports. After Virginia McLaurin became an internet sensation, […]
Two years after her disappearance, Washington, D.C. police have officially launched a new search for 8-year-old Relisha Rudd.
A judge from the U.S. District Court in Washington was hit with a civil lawsuit the same day he retired over claims he allegedly assaulted a teenage witness in a high-profile case 35 years ago. CBS News reports that Terry Mitchell, 51, claims Richard Roberts sexually abused her during the trial of White supremacist Joseph Paul Franklin, who killed two Black joggers in Salt Lake City back in 1981.
Marking a win for the Black Lives Matter movement in Cleveland, Ohio, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty lost his bid for re-election to Michael O’Malley.
During a meeting in Milwaukee on Thursday, Obama shared that he and his family will remain in Washington for a few years so that his youngest daughter, Sasha, can complete high school.
A family in Washington, D.C. was left scratching their heads after their family matriarch’s body went missing at her funeral and was replaced with another woman. At the viewing last Friday for 83-year-old grandmother Vivian Gray, the funeral home made a major gaffe, NBC4 Washington reports. Gray, who on Feb. 19 lost consciousness at her NE home, […]