Feb 27, 2013
The Afro American Newspaper
Residents Protest Streetcar - Barn'
Spingarn High School opened to fanfare among Washington Blacks in 1952. Named for Joel Elias Spingarn, the educator for whom the NAACP's prestigious Spingarn Medal is named, the school boasts among its graduates NBA greats Elgin Baylor, who went on to serve 22 years as general manager of the L.A. Clippers, and Dave Bing, now mayor of Detroit; ... (more)
Friends of Kingman Park Thanksgiving Basket Project
Thanksgiving Basket Project 2012 Thanksgiving is a truly special occasion for families around the world.
Garage Banned: Can D.C.'s Public Transit Future Take a Cue from Its Past?
History in the District can move in circles. Once-vibrant neighborhoods emerge from decades of poverty and again find themselves at the center of the city's attention.
D.C. allows school to keep classroom pets
An elementary school in Northeast Washington will be able to keep 37 classroom pets that health regulators tried to expel from the campus , after the D.C. Council signed off on emergency legislation Wednesday that clarifies the status of the animals under the law.
D.C. tries to boot animals from classrooms
The District government threatened to seize animals from elementary school classrooms in Northeast Washington, prompting outrage from DC Public Schools and emergency legislation by a city lawmaker.