Former Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe tries to reclaim the top office in the commonwealth this fall.
Tags: Dr. Avis Jones-DeWeever, Early Voting, Governor Terry McAuliffe, Political analyst, politics, Republican Glenn Youngkin, Virginia
Panel approves shots for those older than 65.
Tags: CDC advisory committee, Pfizer booster shots, vaccine
How black businesses are moving into the cannabis space.
Tags: Black Business, Black Cannabis Week, Bouqe Rolling Papers, Cherron Perry Thomas, Jamal Waith, marijuana
Capitol Police have asked the Pentagon for help from the National Guard, if necessary.
Tags: J6 Rally, National Guard, Security Fences, U.S. Capitol
Three people were arrested earlier this week in connection to the shooting death of eight-year-old PJ Evans.
Tags: Desmond Nkwocha, George Shamman, Homicide, Mark Nkwocha, PJ Evans, Prince George's County
A Daily Drum Special On Gun Violence In The DMV
Tags: DMV, gun violence, Homicide, What's It Gonna Take
Picking the best college and finding a way to pay for it.
Tags: Jessica Brown, scholarships, The College Gurl Foundation
The United Negro College Fund kicks off the “Empower Me Tour”.
Tags: Empower Me Tour, Jessica Brown, National Development & Operations, Paulette Jackson, scholarships, The College Gurl Foundation, The United Negro College Fund
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell accused Democrats of trying to “federalize elections.”
Tags: Senate Dems Propose New Voting Rights Bill, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell
Tuesday’s hearing was held remotely via videoconference.
Tags: Civil Rights, Derek Chauvin, George Floyd, J. Kueng, Thomas Lane, Tou Thao
How COVID is impacting Sickle Cell and the latest information regarding treatment.
Tags: Advocate for Sickle Cell Patients, Center for Sickle Cell Disease at Howard University Hospital, Dr. James G. Taylor, health, Medical Monday, Shanetta Richardson
White supremacist groups are expected to take part in the rally.
Tags: "Justice for J6" rally, CAPITOL PROTESTS, White supremacist groups
Blinken acknowledged the U.S. has lost some intelligence-gathering capacity without boots on the ground
Tags: Sec. of State Defends U.S. Withdrawal from Afghanistan, Secretary of State Antony Blinken
We revisit that day with our guests and our listeners as try to put it into perspective.
Tags: 20th Anniversary, 9-11, Black Women Unmuted, Chaplin, Rev. Andrea Raynor, September 11th, Sonya Ross
Trial is now more than three weeks long.
Tags: R. Kelly, sex trafficking trial
Washington and Los Angeles will hit the field Sunday afternoon at 1 o’clock.
Tags: Washington Football team
Why are the numbers for black women remaining so high?
Tags: Black women, CEO/Co-Founder, Double Board Certified OB/GYN, Dr. Nicole Plenty, Mahmee, Maternal & Infant Health Summit, Melissa Hanna, Pregnancy Deaths
The review is not about a single incident, but about reforming the entire police department.
Tags: Columbus Ohio DOJ Police Review, Mayor Andrew Ginther
Garland ripped a provision of the law, offering rewards for information about possible abortions. He likened it to a system of “bounty hunters.”
Tags: Attorney General Merrick Garland, Justice Dept Suing Texas Over Abortion Law
School bus driver shortage, COVID safety, and school board issues
Tags: Dist. 4., Dr. Juanita Miller, Prince George's County school board, Shayla Adams-Stafford
Marylanders 65 years or older living in congregate care settings will now qualify for COVID booster shots.
Tags: COVID Booster Shots, Governor Larry Hogan
A new book examines the long-term impact of that decision
Tags: “THE AFTERMATH OF BROWN V. BOARD OF EDUCATION”, Brown v. Board, Charles Moore
The county executive discusses all critical issues concerning the county.
Tags: Dr. Travis Gayles, Hurricane Ida, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich
The 40-year-old now faces a maximum sentence of ten years in prison along with major fines.
Tags: Clinton Portis, fraud, nfl, Washington Redskins
What they need to know before things go too far.
Tags: Advocate Specialist, College coeds, Consent, Date Rape, Howard University, Men Can Stop Rape, Neil Irvin, Office of Interpersonal Violence Prevention, Teaira Garnett
VA Supreme Court Paves Way For Lee Monument Removal
Tags: Richmond, Robert E. Lee Monument
DC officials were forced to close down operations yesterday due to the inclement weather.
Tags: COVID Testing And Vaccine Sites Reopen
Could it be what they need to help them catch up and keep up?
Tags: Dr. Marilyn Simmons-Bowe, education, Educator, Social-Emotional Learning Coach, Teaching
The most severe damage is on West Street near the Annapolis Mall.
Tags: Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Hit By Tornado
The 23-year-old Black man was put in a chokehold and injected with a sedative in suburban Denver.
Tags: Aurora, Elijah McClain, Officers and Paramedics Charged in Elijah McClain's 2019 Death, police brutality
Today is International Overdose Awareness Day.
Tags: Care Manager, Clinical Services, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Howard University Hospital, Dr. Beverly Settles-Reaves, Howard University Dr. Walter Bland, opioid, Overdose, The Urban Health Initiative
Behind the movement that restored voting rights to convicted felons in Florida.
Tags: "Let My People Vote", Desmond Meade, Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, Returning Citizens, Voting Rights
The Department of Motor Vehicles says it will step up enforcement of expired licenses starting September 9th.
Tags: Department of Motor Vehicles, driver's licenses
U.S. will work with the Taliban and other international partners to get other Americans out.
Tags: Afghanistan, President Biden
Hurricane Ida, back to school in the DMV, recapping the March On Washington, and gun violence in our communities.
Tags: April Ryan, Columnist, Jamila Bey, Mary C. Curtis, Political Editor, Roll Call, The Grio, Viacom, White House Correspondent/Washington Bureau Chief
The base says it can support up to fifty-thousand evacuees.
Tags: Afghan Refugees, Afghanistan, Marine Corps Base, Quantico
Recovery effort is being led by FEMA.
Tags: FEMA, Hurricane Ida, President Biden
Counseling for newlyweds
Tags: "The Wife Coach", DeVon Artis, Friends With Rings, Lakia "LB" Brandenburg, Legacy Impact Coaching, Toni-Ann Craft
U.S. Intel Agencies Release Declassified Version Report
Tags: China, COVID Origins Report Unclear, U.S. intelligence agencies
Reverend Al Sharpton will lead marches in Washington, Houston, Miami, Phoenix, and more than 40 other cities.
Tags: Mark March On Washington 58th Anniversary, reverend al sharpton, Voting Rights Protests
Are we moving the needle when it comes to social justice in America?
Tags: Dejuana Thompson, March On Washington Anniversary, Social Activist, Tamika Mallory, Woke Vote
Attacks were suicide bombers
Tags: Kabul Airport Attack, suicide bombers
What does retirement look like for you?
Tags: 401(K), Freeman Owen Jr., IRA, Personal Finance, Retirement, TSP
She testified on Wednesday that it was a ploy meant to shield Kelly.
Tags: Fake Blackmail Letters, R. Kelly, secret marriage ceremony
D.C.’s Heat Emergency Plan is in effect through Friday.
Tags: Heat Emergency Plan, Heat Wave
Stepping up to support schools as they open in the fall.
Tags: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington, Gabrielle Webster
How to lose gracefully.
Tags: Char-Town Entertainment, Charmel McMillan, Licensed Psychotherapist, Paul Bashae Williams, Sha'Carri Richardson
She also testified Tuesday that he kept watch over them during an interview with Gayle King, coughing as a signal to keep them on script.
Tags: Gayle King, R. Kelly, surviving r kelly
Hogan sent a letter to the White House
Tags: Covid, Johnson and Johnson vaccine, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, President Biden
The plan calls for booster doses eight months after people get their second shot of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine.
Tags: Co-Founder, COVID-19 Booster Shot, Dr. Melissa Clarke, Pfizer vaccine, The Black Coalition Against COVID