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Residential Development Gone Too Far?

By: Tayler Adigun, Contributing Writer WASHINGTON DC- Residents of Ward one clashed with the proposal of a new condominium building in their residential neighborhood at an ANC meeting last week. Property manager Barett Evans attended the meeting to request an exemption in the DC residential code to the rule in place that states that all…

How did the NFL Respond A Week After Trump comments
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How did the NFL Respond A Week After Trump comments

Trump: A Week Later By: Gerald Mallison Jr, Sports reporter (@Geraldmall34) During week three of the National Football League season, a plethora of players, coaches and owners protested against Donald Trump’s tweets regarding the national anthem protest. President Trump’s solution to players kneeling is immediate termination, claiming to “Get that son of a b—- off…

Afropunk is more than a Festival, Afropunk is Defiance
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Afropunk is more than a Festival, Afropunk is Defiance

By: Clarice Metzger, Life+Style Editor (@_itsClarice) Throughout last weekend, my Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook feeds were perfectly saturated with copious amounts of black beauty at Afropunk Brooklyn. I scrolled through countless photos of black people singing and swaying in the sunshine adorned in everything from bold statement shirts to bright colorful Ankara against a…

ICYMI: 3 Howard students selected as L’Oréal USA US National Winners, Brandstorm world finalists
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ICYMI: 3 Howard students selected as L’Oréal USA US National Winners, Brandstorm world finalists

Written By: Ameerah Shakoor, Copy Editor – Summer; Edited By: Will Fuller, Executive Managing Editor Three Howard University students were selected to participate in the prestigious world finals for an annual global business competition by one of the nation’s largest beauty retailers, L’Oreal. Jordan Roper, Jordan Culpepper and Malik Mbaye, who comprised of the Howard…

Profile: Alexa Lisitza, founder of Caged Bird Magazine
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Profile: Alexa Lisitza, founder of Caged Bird Magazine

Written by Acacia James, Contributing Writer   Alexa Lisitza, 21, is a junior english major, secondary education minor from Chicago who created a voice for minorities through her online writing publication, Caged Bird Magazine. Lisitza started the magazine to represent the many different perspectives and views of minorities adding, “there is no single minority voice”….

The Campaign for Black Male Achievement Hosts Black Male Re-Imagined III
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The Campaign for Black Male Achievement Hosts Black Male Re-Imagined III

By Christian Bacon, Contributing News Writer & Jason Ajiake, Assistant News Editor On Oct. 11, the campaign for Black Male Achievement, a national organization that supports  those committed to improving the lives of Black men and boys’, transformed the Kennedy Center into the third segment of their groundbreaking event series, Black Male Re-Imagined. Artists and activists…