Vice President Kamala Harris walked on stage to greet an audience filled with former congressional colleagues and voters that helped elect her to office, and warmly smiled at them. The post Biden, Harris Deliver More Promises to Black America at CBCF Dinner appeared first on The Washington Informer.
October marks the 20th anniversary of the D.C. sniper attacks, which not only claimed 10 lives and had the D.C. metropolitan area under siege but brought the late Charles Moose […] The post Maryland Memorial for Victims of D.C. Snipers Serves as Epicenter of ‘Reflection’ appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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Two decades after experiencing one of the nation’s most severe lead water crises, D.C. still has tens of thousands of lead service lines posing health risks to District residents, especially children. The post New Report Calls for Mandatory Lead Pipe Removal – Are Policymakers Listening? appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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Washington, D.C.-area political leaders remain upbeat about the region’s prospects for economic growth as the coronavirus pandemic wanes and people return to pre-pandemic modes. However, they’re also cognizant of challenges that must be addressed including the lack of affordable housing. The post D.C.-Area Political Leaders Discuss Post-COVID Issues appeared first on The Washington Informer.
The District’s political movers and shakers cast aside the remnants of Tropical Storm Ian to eat, network, schmooze and talk politics at the Anacostia Coordinating Council’s 29th Annual Luncheon Cruise on Oct. 1. The post ACC Boat Ride Headlines D.C.’s Political VIPs appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton and four panelists talked about the future of the District statehood movement on Sept. 29 as the midterm elections loom in November at the 51st Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s Annual Legislative Conference. The post D.C. Statehood Forum Focuses on Next Steps appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on Tuesday met with Colette Peters, the new director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, to talk about the agency’s treatment of D.C. residents. The post Norton Discusses D.C. Matters with New Federal Prisons Director appeared first on The Washington Informer.
Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday used her time at the Freedman’s Bank Forum to announce new public and private-sector efforts to advance racial equity. The post VP Harris Lays Out Slate of Actions to Help Black- and Minority-Owned Small Businesses appeared first on The Washington Informer.
The Jackson estate and Sony Music Entertainment said they're celebrating the artistic vision that anchored the biggest-selling album of all time with a new documentary. The post Documentary Celebrates 40th Anniversary of Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ appeared first on The Washington Informer.
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