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The ‘Less-Chocolate’ City: Gentrification in D.C.
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The ‘Less-Chocolate’ City: Gentrification in D.C.

By Raaziq Brown, Culture Reporter (@RaaziqMasud) Gentrification is a phenomenon that is nationally altering urban communities. Portland, Minneapolis and Washington D.C. are the leading cities in which gentrification has a hold–the latter of which we, as Howard students, can see with our own eyes. A demographic analysis conducted by Governing.com concluded that between 2000 and…

PERSPECTIVE: Freedom Rings Through NMAAHC Celebration
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PERSPECTIVE: Freedom Rings Through NMAAHC Celebration

By Jaylin Paschal, Culture Staff Writer Posted 7:25 PM EST, Sat., Oct. 1, 2016 Adjacent to the brand new Smithsonian National African American History and Culture Museum and just below the Washington Monument, thousands rapped along to “Fight the Power” as infamous hip-hop group Public Enemy captivated the audience in celebration of the museum’s opening. Hours before, President…

Black Education Matters: Georgetown Prepares to Announce their Reparation through Academic Admission
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Black Education Matters: Georgetown Prepares to Announce their Reparation through Academic Admission

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 1:30 PM EST, Thurs., Sept. 1, 2016 Georgetown University announced that they will give preferential admissions to descendants of slavery to apologize for disenfranchisement of the past. The university’s president, John J. DeGioia, plans to deliver an apology on Thursday afternoon in order to discuss the initiatives designed to exonerate their…

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