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March on Washington

BET INDEX: New March, Same Dream

Watch the latest episode of BET INDEX to explore how far Black people have come 60 years after the inaugural March on Washington.

Majority White Legislatures Taking Control Of Predominantly Black Cities In Emerging Pattern

‘Right-wing extremists’ with a racist agenda are taking away Black rights to self-determination, says activist.

D.C. Government Worker Charged With Shooting 13-Year-Old Boy

Jason Lewis shot and killed Karon Blake after the child was allegedly breaking into a car.

Washington Commanders Rookie RB Brian Robinson Hospitalized After Being Wounded In Drive-By Shooting

The 23-year-old is in stable condition.

Washington, D.C. Mayor Calls For 100,000 Doses of Monkeypox Vaccine To Thwart Spread Of The Disease

The city is using its COVID-19 model to determine how to respond to the monkeypox virus,
WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 30: Symone Sanders attends Paramount’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner after party at the Residence of the French Ambassador on April 30, 2022 in Washington, DC

Surprise! MSNBC’s Symone Sanders Ties Knot With Shawn Townsend In D.C. Wedding

The two decided to spring the occasion on everyone including the guests
Black women lead

All In Together Hosts Dynamic ‘Black Women Lead’ Conference in Washington D.C

The non-profit organization gathered brilliant women from across industries to discuss how to be seen, heard and respected in every room possible.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser Installs 51-Star Flag In Call For Statehood

Democratic lawmakers have argued that Washington residents have unequal representation in Congress.

Pharrell Williams Gifts Free Music Festival Passes To Graduating D.C. High School Students

The singer says, "You truly inspired all of us through your resiliency" during the pandemic.


The 400 Mawozo Gang is said to be behind the kidnappings and much more crime in the Haitian capital.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser Unveils $10 Million Plan To Increase Black Homeownership

The plan seeks to ‘put homeownership within reach for Black Washingtonians,’ while reducing racial disparities.