The 2002 Washington D.C. area sniper murders' new documentary series has aired on Vice TV. Watch here...

Sarah Peterson and Roberta Peterson are a mother-daughter duo who were recently brought together under miraculous circumstances. In July 1966, Sarah Peterson was a sixteen-year-old girl who had just given birth to a baby girl named Roberta. Ostracized from her family, Sarah was forced to go it alone, barely making ends meet while living in […]


WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative justices seemed split Wednesday on whether to grant a new sentencing hearing to Lee Boyd Malvo, one of two snipers who terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002 when he was a teenager. The Supreme Court heard arguments on whether Malvo, who was 17 at the time of the killings, was […]

Washington, D.C. has lost its only black-owned funeral parlor to gentrification, after 80 years in the district. The Hall Brothers Funeral Home only handled four funerals last year, a low caused by locals being driven out by gentrification, per NBC News. The parlor’s owner, 77-year-old Richard Ables, says of the neighborhood: “If we saw a white person, we’d […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn’t taking “no tanks” for an answer on the Fourth of July. He said Monday that a display of U.S. military tanks will be part of a special event he’s headlining July 4 in Washington — and an Associated Press photographer saw at least two M1A1 Abrams tanks and […]

The 2019 BET Awards packed a lot into a nearly four-hour show. There were Lifetime Achievement Awards, there were tributes galore. There was a moving performance in honor of the late Nipsey Hussle. Regina Hall managed to quickly move herself to the short list of best BET hosts ever, while simultaneously paying homage to a changing […]

Well , well, well. We haven’t heard from this guy in a while and he’s definitely a sight for sore eyes that have been forced to look at the orange disaster in the White House 24/7, it seems. Yes, Mr. No Drama Obama, we miss you madly, which is why we’re thrilled to bring you […]


COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — White police officers in a Washington, D.C., suburb have used racist slurs, circulated text messages expressing a desire to “reinstitute lynching” and put a black face and Afro wig on a training dummy, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday. Civil rights groups sued Maryland’s Prince George’s County and its […]

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is a busy woman: She is deftly balancing life as a high-profile elected leader, and, as a single mother, she is also taking charge of a new baby. Bowser, 46, is perhaps the only big-city mayor who has adopted a child as a single mom while still in office.  She is […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a hobby among District of Columbia locals: Picking apart glaring geographic and architectural inaccuracies in movies and television shows set in Washington. One of the most famous is the 1987 film “No Way Out,” where Kevin Costner escapes pursuers by taking a subway from Georgetown. No subway station has ever existed […]


Curtis Barnum, 53, was killed Tuesday night at a D.C gas station. Surveillance video shows that Barnum parked near the door, under a light, and went inside to purchase a snack. When he returned to his truck, he was stabbed multiple times and carjacked. According to NBC 4, Barnum was a partially disabled home improvement […]

No matter where you’re from you have one food that always reminds you of home! For Dominique, who is from D.C. it’s mumbo sauce! Tom’s in D.C. because he’s being honored by the National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters and he offered to send her some. But, she’ll be home next week to get her […]