Washington D.C.

A police officer manhandles a small framed Black woman. Officials have launched an investigation.

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, […]

Plus, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser calls for her district to become a state and the MacArthur Foundation grants millions to help reduce our nation's jail population.

News crews were live in the White House rose garden for the official announcement made by President Barack Obama as to who he has selected as Supreme Court Nominee. Wednesday morning at 11 AM, the President, along with Vice President Joe Biden and Judge Merrick Garland, stood before members of the press to hear the […]

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, […]

Howard graduate Briggitta Hardin says she was fired from her job at a sports bar because of her skin color.

Alonzo Smith, 27, was detained by two security guards in his apartment lobby in Southeast D.C. in November. The Metropolitan Police Department responded to a call about an assault and found Smith handcuffed and unresponsive while in the custody of two security guards known as the "special police."

Police in Washington D.C. are looking for seven suspects who allegedly forced a man into a van at gunpoint and sexually assaulted him.

One of the leading sources for African-American news and commentary was recently sold to a major media company. Yesterday, it was announced that TheRoot.com was…