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Washington, DC – On Saturday, October 19, 2013, Congresswoman Donna F. Edwards (MD-4) will host her 5th Annual College and Career Fair for residents of Maryland’s 4th Congressional District. The fair will feature representatives from over 85 colleges, universities, and military academies (some offering on-the-spot admissions/scholarships), and an additional 70+ government agencies, nonprofits, and associations with […]

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray and District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor Kaya Henderson yesterday announced the 2013 DCPS Principal and Teacher of the Year. The Principal of the Year is Abdullah Zaki of Kelly Miller Middle School. The Teacher of the Year is Kathy Hollowell-Makle, a kindergarten Teacher at Simon Elementary […]

(Washington, DC) — The principal at Wilson High school in DC has said he’ll ask his students about the idea of banning Washington Washington Football Team clothing. Pete Cahall says a student approached him with the idea to not let kids wear the clothing because some Native Americans find the team name offensive. He says […]

College-bound District high school students have an opportunity to sharpen their test-taking skills at the Princeton Review SAT Test workshop sponsored by Shiloh Baptist Church on October 26, 2013 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.  Admission to the workshop is free for students in grades 9 through 12 who live in metropolitan Washington, D.C. Visit www.hbcucouncil.com<http://www.hbcucouncil.com/> for more […]

The Ninth Annual Community Fair and Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner, hosted by First Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church in cooperation with Howard University Hospital and Howard School of Dentistry, will be held on Saturday, November 16.  Everything is FREE!  The community fair is from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. and will feature health and dental screening.  There will be free […]

Did you know that more than half of all traffic deaths occurring during halloween in this country are caused by drunk drivers? If you’re celebrating WITH ALCOHOL ON OCTOBER 31st, designate a driver or call SoberRide at 1 – 800 – 200 – TAXI for a free taxi RIDE home. Or hit pound (#) – WRAP […]

(Washington, DC)  —  A White House advisor accidentally tweeted out the “N” workon Tuesday, then quickly deleted the post and apologized.  Dan Pfeiffer was replying to a tweet from a “New York Times” reporter when he typed the letter “n” instead of “b” in the word “bigger.”  On a QWERTY keyboard, those letters are next […]

In a historic, 60-page decision, Federal District Judge Catherine Blake ruled yesterday that Maryland has violated the constitutional rights of students at Maryland’s four Historically Black Institutions (HBIs), or Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), by unnecessarily duplicating their programs at nearby white institutions, a practice that begin during the era of de jure segregation. […]

A “Free” Community Breast Cancer Walk will be held on October 18th, at 10:00am – Starting at 1100 Wayne Avenue to Colesville, to Ellesworth, and back to Wayne Avenue. The Breast Cancer Walk is being sponsored by MedTech. For more information, call 240-247-4720