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Labor unions oppose relocation of Washington Capitals and Wizards to Virginia

A formidable alliance of labor unions has dealt a significant blow to the proposed relocation of the Washington Capitals and Wizards from downtown D.C....

Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show: Meet travel experts

The Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Northwest D.C. on Feb. 24-25. Celebrities and...

Pathways to franchising: The road to entrepreneurship course

The Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation is sponsoring “Pathways to Franchising: The Road to Entrepreneurship” course on March 5 from 9 a.m. to...

$100,000 income: Best and worst cities to live in

Given its stature and history, it may not surprise many that Washington, D.C., continues its standing as one of the most coveted places to...

Disparities in distribution of funds for minority-owned businesses

While the District has been praised for supporting Black entrepreneurship, a recent report revealed some disparities in how funds are being distributed among women...

Congressional Leaders Grapple with Navy Federal Credit Union’s Racial Disparities in Mortgage Approvals

Congressional Black Caucus members convened with Navy Federal Credit Union’s CEO Mary McDuffie on Thursday to address ongoing concerns raised by recent media reports...

Black entrepreneurs appointed to Minority Business Enterprise Advisory Council

Officials with the U.S. Department of Commerce recently announced the formation of the Minority Business Development Agency’s (MBDA) Minority Business Enterprise Advisory Council with...

D.C. police expand Amazon Lockers program to combat package theft

The D.C. Metropolitan Police Department has expanded its Amazon Lockers Program, adding two additional lockers at police stations in Northwest. Residential package thefts have been...

D.C. mayor signs order to harness AI in government services

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser recently signed a Mayor’s Order outlining actions that the District government will take to harness the power of artificial intelligence...

D.C. winter hiring event: 600 career opportunities available

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Department of Human Resources announced that a Winter Hiring Event will take place on Feb. 13 from...

Heirs property threatens black families’ financial security

A recently released report by the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC), “Keeping It in The Family: Legal Strategies to Address the Challenges of Heirs...

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