Black Artists of D.C. plan to paint a new picture for their organization

By: Imani LaTortue WASHINGTON – Over the years Black people have utilized various mediums to express their legacy and culture, with art painting the most vivid picture of everything from triumphs to disappointments. On a monthly basis artists from the D.C. area meet to discuss their artwork and network with other creatives  as a way […]

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The Pride Of Capitol Hill: Eastern High School Band Needs Funding

By: Meldon Dickens II Eastern Senior High School band requested financial aid from Ward 6 in order to cover the cost of replacing supplies for the marching band. Advisory Neighborhood Commission for Ward 6A convened on Thursday night to discuss several issues, including Eastern Senior High School’s grant application for the amount of $1,421.60 to […]

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Battle of the Development: Mount Pleasant ANC Meeting

By: Taylor Ardrey WASHINGTON – Long-time residents of Mount Pleasant are angry with the new construction of condominiums in their neighborhood, and its impact on their property values. Mount Pleasant, a D.C. neighborhood where the residents value their historic homes and surroundings, is under a major renovation with the construction of new, modern style condominiums. These […]

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Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Kennedy Center Honors

By: Nayo Campbell This year’s Kennedy Center Honorees included Singer/Songwriter Lionel Richie, Screenwriter and Creator Norman Lear, Singer/Conga Queen Gloria Estefan, Dancer Carmen de Lavallade and Hip Hop Mogul LL Cool J. Dec. 3 marked the 40th anniversary of the annual Kennedy Center Honors held in Washington D.C. The Kennedy Center Honors have been highly talked […]

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