In The Community

CBTFALC 2019 celebrated black excellence.

Jackie Joyner Kersee, Dr. Yusef Salaam And More Delivered Thought-Provoking Moments During CBC Weekend

By Cameron Jenkins What makes the Congressional Black Caucus’ Annual Legislative Conference special isn’t just the opportunity to brush shoulders with celebrities and the political elite. It isn’t the endless rows of black vendors or the hbcu college fair either. At the core of this conference,...
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A federal lawsuit claims Baltimore County used discriminatory practices to hire police.

Baltimore County Sued Over Alleged Racial Bias In Police Hiring

The federal lawsuit alleges the used discriminatory practices to hire police.
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We helped kids in the DMV get ready for school at our annual Community Cuts for Kids event.

PHOTOS: Community Cuts for Kids 2019

It was a group effort at the Town Hall Education Arts Recreation Campus (THEARC) on August 25 as kids in the DMV got haircuts, school supplies and more. Barbers, hair stylists and community leaders were on-hand for this annual event. See you next year!
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National parks across the country will ring bells to remember the 400 year enslavement of Africans in America.

DMV Parks Acknowledge 400 Years Of African American History With ‘Healing Day’

The National Park Service will ring bells for four minutes to give reverence to the 400 years since the first slave ship landed in Virginia.
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Mayor Muriel Bowser cut the ribbon on a brand new short-term family living facility.

'A Safe Place To Regroup': Mayor Bowser Cuts Ribbon On Ward 5 Short-Term Family Housing

The intense humidity and the threat of the sky opening up to a torrential downpour at any given moment was not at the front of community members' minds as they gathered out in front of 1700 Rhode Island Avenue on Wednesday evening. Instead, the crowd was focused on what lay behind the doors of the...
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Joe Clair's Stuff A Truck event for Covenant House brought the community together for a good cause.

PHOTOS: Community Members Donated Time And Resources At Covenant House Stuff-A-Truck

On Saturday WPGC and Joe Clair hosted a Stuff-A-Truck event collecting canned goods and work attire for the young men and women at Covenant House DC. Follow @WPGC on Twitter and Instagram
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National Night Out emphasized respect between police and the community.

PHOTOS: National Night Out Celebrates Respect And Collaboration Between Police And The Community

Law enforcement across the nation came out to engage the community for National Night Out on Monday. The celebration at Benning Park Community Center included several musical performances, activities for children and free food. It kicked off with a performance by CNS Modern Praise Team, which...
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3 Things You Missed At Bikefest 2019

Find out what you missed!
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Dad carries son on his back and mother smiles by his side.

Celebrate Black Fatherhood at D.C.Daddy Walk

The walk aims to debunk the stereotypes associated with Black fatherhood.
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Birthday Bash 2019 had some surprises.

6 of the Most Surprising Birthday Bash Moments

Megan Thee Stallion brings out all of the hotgirls and stallions, Poet sings Happy Birthday and Joe Clair keeps the crowd laughing.
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