Denise Rolark Barnes

12 Jul 19
The Washington Informer

The next wave of technological evolution has arrived in the form of 5G, a new generation of mobile networks where at least four major telephone carriers in America – AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint – have put forth plans to introduce this year.

12 Jul 19
BlackPressUSA

NNPA NEWSWIRE — Cities, which include Washington, D.C.; Charlotte; Boston; Atlanta; Cincinnati; Cleveland; Columbus, Ohio; Des Moines, Iowa; Denver; Detroit; Houston; Indianapolis; Kansas City; Little Rock, Arkansas; Memphis; Phoenix; Providence, Rhode Island; San Diego; and Salt Lake City; are the world’s first to get Verizon’s 5G Ultra-Wideband mobility service.

10 Jul 19
The Washington Informer

This year marks 100 years since the addition of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which guaranteed women the right to vote.

19 Jun 19
The Washington Informer

While city officials and the utility companies say the latest generation of the internet access and data is 100 times faster than 4G technology, citizens and groups at a recent hearing were hungry for the specifics of a proposal that calls for 3,000 small-cell towers to be installed.

22 May 19
The Washington Informer

An after-school writing lab, a course in dance journalism, mapping segregation in D.C. and an array of digitization projects were among the 13 winning proposals selected this year to receive grant funding up to $20,000 by Humanities DC for its Vision Grant program.

13 May 19
The Washington Informer

Since 2016, General Motors Chevrolet brand and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have partnered to provide deserving HBCU students with the exciting opportunity to “Discover the Unexpected”about themselves and their communities via a journalism fellowship program.

03 Apr 19
The Washington Informer

Hazel Trice Edney, one of the leading women entrepreneurs in the Black Press realm, recently feted noted African American women who are making a difference in the lives of Blacks and don’t bite their tongues when it came to issues that Black people have to deal it.

20 Mar 19
The Washington Informer

The phrase “third time’s a charm” recently became the identifying moniker for Alyssa Burgos, an eighth-grader at the Holy Redeemer School.

27 Feb 19
The Washington Informer

1. Chief surveyor of the city of Washington, D.C., who was also an astronomer and mathematician? A. Charles Randolph, B. Benjamin Banneker, C. Pierre L’Enfant, D. Douglass Faring [bg_collapse view=”link” color=”#4a4949″ expand_text=”Answer” collapse_text=”- Collapse” ]B. Benjamin Banneker. Banneker was born on November 9, 1731, in Ellicott’s Mills, Maryland. A free black man who owned a […]

27 Feb 19
The Washington Informer

Two former members of the United States Armed Services talked about the problems they encountered while serving the country, but said they would not trade the experience for anything.

20 Feb 19
The Washington Informer

D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) students will soon wrap up their weeklong February break — a break that some fear interrupts Black history instruction during the lone month designated for the celebration of Black achievements.

13 Feb 19
The Washington Informer

After weeks of public appearances and meetings with students, parents, teachers, education leaders, and elected officials, acting Chancellor Lewis Ferebee, the man D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) handpicked to run DC Public Schools, belabored his commitment to educational equity during several rounds of questions from members of the D.C. Council Committee on Education.

30 Jan 19
AllEyesOnDC

The AllEyesOnDC Show kicked off the New Year with a visit from Denise Rolark Barnes and Stuart Anderson, co-chairs of the annual Dr. King Peace Walk & Parade, an event of historical significance for the Ward 8 community that’s withstood the test of time, much unlike its counterpart, Georgia Avenue Day/Caribbean Parade. While this program […]

23 Jan 19
The Washington Informer

Freezing temperatures and stiff winds didn’t sway the spirits of a multiracial caravan that came down Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Southeast on Monday to celebrate the federal holiday of the famed civil rights leader who would have turned 90 this year.