Washington D.C.

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…

Some call it the “Nerd Prom,” others call it the “Oscars of D.C.” Now, a new documentary by Patrick Gavin titled Nerd Prom: Inside Washington’s…

Dr. Olivia Hooker, the first African-American woman to actively enroll in the U.S. Coast Guard, was honored last week with not one, but two commemorative…

According to author and historian Anthony Browder the dollar bill, Washington Monument and the Library of Congress are all dripping with ancient African symbols. Browder,…

Washington, D.C. hosted the most high-profile and traditional of Saturday’s protests against racial bias in the legal system.  The march and rally was organized by National Action…

In a statement released on Monday, November 24th, Radio One Chairperson and Founder, Cathy Hughes said the following about the passing of Marion Barry: “The Radio…

Controversial former Washington D.C. mayor and now Councilman Marion Barry, Jr. (pictured) was released from a local area hospital on Saturday night after being involved in a head-on…

Former Washington D.C. mayor, Marion Barry set the record straight about his 1990 drug arrest on “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin. Barry’s new book, Mayor…

Marijuana decriminalization has now become a reality for residents in the District of Columbia, after the city council passed a bill Tuesday that would lessen…