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WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation’s capital is tightening its public COVID-19 restrictions in the face of spiraling virus numbers locally and around the country. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday that the District of Columbia will remain in Phase 2 of its reopening plan, but she announced a number of adjustments, “so that we can get […]

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After finding out that many of his students at Washington D.C.’s KIPP DC Arts and Technology Academy have never had a haircut because their families can’t afford it, pre-K/kindergarten teacher Azel Prather Jr. teamed up with local barbers, hairdressers, and nail technicians to treat his 40 students to a day of pampering. Prather’s motto is “you […]

A man identified by court records as a sex offender briefly kidnapped two children from Rocketship Rise Academy in Southeast DC on October 11, according to FOX 5. But the school didn’t inform parents about the incident until Tuesday October 29. According to FOX 5, 30-year-old Antonio Burnside followed a mother inside the charter school […]

NBA Legend Isiah Thomas is getting a big honor this weekend in D.C.! He’s being honored at the 25th Anniversary of The Recreation Wish List Committee. The organization works to change the lives of children in the District through recreation and education, their motto is “Tennis is the hook; Education is the key.” Thomas says […]

Washington D.C. police announced they have arrested the 29-year-old man they believe is responsible for the shooting death of an 11-year-old boy. DC Police Chief Peter Newsham told WUSA 9 29-year-old Tony Antoine McClam has been taken into custody for the death of the Karon Brown. McClam was reportedly charged with second degree murder while armed […]

Tonight Tom Joyner will be being honored for all of his hard work and dedication to his community. The Multicultural Media Correspondents Association will be presenting him with an award at their 4th annual Correspondents Dinner in Washington, D.C. The organization’s Executive Director, David Morgan, tells Tom, “It is an honor to honor you,” and […]

13-year-old Michael Platt is a professional baker, food justice advocate, and a public speaker. He is the CEO of his own bakery, Michaels Desserts, where he lives by his tagline “A 1-for-1 co: Every dessert sold buys a dessert for someone in need!” According to PEOPLE, two years ago, he decided to combine his two […]

DC Metro Transit Police reportedly  opened an internal investigation into an officer’s use of force during an arrest at the U Street Metro station. A video of the incident has sparked outrage on social media, as it shows a Metro Transit Police officer using a taser on an unarmed Black man who allegedly interfered in […]

Huggy announces some good news for the folks in Washington, D.C., but no Zion Williamson is not headed to the Wizards…but it’s better! Lonnie Bunch is the first Black person to be the secretary of the 19 Smithsonian museums. Huggy has one request, he’d like Mr. Bunch to “get Ben Carson out of the black […]

On Wednesday, D.C. firefighters got to meet the baby they helped deliver in the shadow of the Washington Monument on January 18. Akela Crawford and the baby’s father Ron Payton were headed to the hospital, when finally she told her doctor on the phone, “I don’t think we’re gonna make it.” The couple pulled over, […]

D.C put on their own version of Coachella called Moechella and Huggy is so upset that he missed it. For those who don’t know, Moechella was a peaceful protest against the gentrification in DC. They blasted go-go music and danced and had a big party! Many people said for the first time in a while […]

It’s so cold in DC they’re in the teens! Huggy calls it “Surviving R.ctic Weather!” But the cigarette smokers seem to be okay because they’re still standing outside flicking their ash in mittens. That’s serious addiction! It’s so cold that cousin Nardo bought his girlfriend a wig with thermal lining to keep her head warm! HEAD […]