African American women cadets (Courtesy Photo)
Black History

West Point Academy Graduates Largest-Ever Number of Black Women

WASHINGTON INFORMER — History was recently made at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in New York when 32 Black women graduated from the illustrious school. The 2019 graduating class on Friday marked the largest number of African-American women to earn degrees. […read more]

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Entertainment

DC Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

WASHINGTON INFORMER — The DC Jazz Festival, celebrating its 15th anniversary this year, announced the schedule for its 2019 “Jazz in the ‘Hoods” lineup. Presented by Events DC, the festival runs from June 7-16 with an array of music ranging from the traditional to the avant garde, in all four quadrants of the nation’s capital, featuring performances at more than 20 neighborhood venues. […read more]