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Spreading the Love: Smith Center for Healing and the Arts
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Spreading the Love: Smith Center for Healing and the Arts

By Bria Horsley, Contributing Writer Posted 1:10 PM EST, Tues., Nov. 15, 2016 What began as a journey to locate an innovative approach to healing shortly became the hub of artistic relief that can be found in Washington D.C. today. Smith Center for Healing and the Arts is a nonprofit health, education and arts organization dedicated…

Female Job Readiness Organization Dresses Ward Four Women for Success
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Female Job Readiness Organization Dresses Ward Four Women for Success

By Ayanna Alexander, Contributing Writer Posted 1:00 PM EST, Sat., Nov. 12, 2016 While job hunting is already daunting, landing the job can be worse, especially for women. A 2016 University of the West of Scotland lecture by Dr. Graham Scott reports women are predominantly  judged by their looks, while male candidates are judged by the…

#ExperienceBlueprint: “Committed to Breathing” Town Hall Discussion
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#ExperienceBlueprint: “Committed to Breathing” Town Hall Discussion

The Hilltop Newspaper will be reporting a series on #ExperienceBluePrint before, during and after. By David DePriest, Contributing News Writer Posted 9:50 PM EST, Fri., Oct. 28, 2016 During this year’s Homecoming, a panel discussion entitled “Committed to Breathing” Town Hall was hosted in Howard University’s Blackburn Center Ballroom on Wednesday, October 19. The event was organized…

PERSPECTIVE — Art All Night In D.C.
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PERSPECTIVE — Art All Night In D.C.

By Shai Vaz, Culture Staff Writer Posted 1:55 PM EST, Tues., Oct. 4, 2016 When given the opportunity to attend an all night art show, I was expecting an art studio or warehouse large enough to house the entire D.C. community and its artists. Instead, the curators of Art All Night provided me with something better. With…

COLUMN — About Last Weekend: DC’s Art All Night Festival
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COLUMN — About Last Weekend: DC’s Art All Night Festival

By Kyana Harris, Culture Staff Columnist Posted 2:47 PM EST, Mon., Oct. 3, 2016 If you slept on last month’s Art All Night: Made in D.C. festival, you missed out. Paintings, murals, sculptures, African drumming, stepping, a documentary, poetry and other art exclusively by native D.C. artists was the spotlight last Saturday, September 24 from 7 p.m. to…

Black Panther, Angola 3, Black Lives Matter Discuss the Movement in 2016
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Black Panther, Angola 3, Black Lives Matter Discuss the Movement in 2016

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 4:10 PM EST, Fri., Sept. 30, 2016 Black Lives Matter. Angola 3. The Black Panther Party. Liberation. The Movement. Representatives from Congress and Black activists representing prominent, national organizations participated in a panel discussion entitled “The Movement: Reshaping the Criminal Justice System” during the 2016 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference…

Terrence Sterling Honored By D.C. Community
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Terrence Sterling Honored By D.C. Community

By Jason Ajiake, News Staff Columnist Posted 11:15 AM EST, Tues., Sept. 27, 2016 A D.C. police officer fatally shot a man after he allegedly rammed his motorcycle into the police cruiser. According to the Metropolitan Police Department, 31-year-old Terrence Sterling was recklessly driving his motorcycle at 4:30 a.m. when he was stopped by an unidentified officer…

FEATURE — Anticipation: The Grand Opening of the Smithsonian NMAAHC
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FEATURE — Anticipation: The Grand Opening of the Smithsonian NMAAHC

By Amber Broaden, News Editor Posted 10:17 PM EST, Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 After the nation’s highly, anticipated wait for another prominent archive of African-American collection, the Smithsonian will finally open its National African-American History and Culture Museum on Saturday, September 24, its 19th addition to the Institution. Stop by the the Social Tent at the #FreedomSounds festival!…

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