Members of the Jewish community and D.C. leaders held a vigil outside the Lubavitch Center in the Kalorama neighborhood, to pay tribute to the victims, and denounce hate in the wake of the second synagogue shooting in less than a year.
A vigil in D.C.’s Anacostia neighborhood Wednesday night honored a pedestrian who was killed in a crash on Easter Sunday. It’s the second vigil in a week in which people mourned life lost in car accidents on D.C. roads.
In light of Saturday’s shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that killed 11 people, multiple groups throughout D.C. are holding vigils Sunday and Monday to mourn one of the deadliest attacks on Jews in U.S. history.
Ten-year-old Andy and 11-year-old Mina Kim are the youngest of four family members who died in a murder-suicide at their home in the Colesville, Maryland area.
During an emotional vigil in Northwest D.C. Thursday, the mother of slain runner Wendy Martinez said she forgives the man who killed her daughter. Wendy will be buried in the dress she planned to wear at her upcoming wedding, the dress mother and daughter shopped for just last weekend.
Volunteers handed out more than 2,000 candles to attendees. Once lit, those candles illuminated the front steps of the National Cathedral in Northwest D.C. during a moment of silence for the victims of gun violence.
Friends, families and even strangers held vigil on the National Mall for a man fatally wounded by U.S. Park Police.
Vigils for a 17-year-old girl who was killed while walking with a group of friends to their mosque in Sterling are being held this week across the nation.
“Celebrate his life, but celebrate it in a manner particular to Richard,” a Bowie State University professor said at a Monday night vigil for Richard Collins III, who was stabbed to death over the weekend.
The anti-Trump protests continued in D.C. Saturday, with a march through the city and a vigil at the White House.
Family, friends and Coolidge High School classmates of 17-year-old Kaelia Minor gathered to remember the teenager who was stabbed to death Monday following an argument on a Metrobus.
At the intersection of St. Barnabas Road and Wheeler Road, family and friends gathered to remember a 23-year-old woman struck and killed at the Oxon Hill intersection.
“Montgomery County is an amazing place where people are working together to create the kindest, most supportive society we can,” said a local rabbi.
Under the cover of umbrellas and the somber spell of rain, dozens of people gathered to remember 22-year-old Deeniqua Dodds, a transgender woman who had died Wednesday after she was shot in Northeast D.C. on the Fourth of July.
“We love you,” “You have our sympathy,” “We’re here for you,” members of the crowd cried out as Davonte Washington’s mother and other family members wept.
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