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45th POTUS: Donald J. Trump Promises To ‘Put America First’
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45th POTUS: Donald J. Trump Promises To ‘Put America First’

By Dawn Richard, Layout Editor Posted 8:40 PM EST, Sun., Jan. 29, 2017 Donald J. Trump became the 45th President of the United States during his presidential inauguration on Friday, Jan. 20, where he promised to put “America first” from that day forward. After having coffee with former President Barack Obama at the White House Friday morning, Trump…

Blacks, Minorities Largely Absent During Inauguration
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Blacks, Minorities Largely Absent During Inauguration

By Sydney Williams, Howard University News Service WASHINGTON – African Americans, Hispanics, in fact most people of color, were a rarity at President Donald Trump’s inauguration. The lack participation America’s black and other minority communities was stark to viewers on television and on the ground.  The makeup of the audience, as well as those on…

Farewell Mr. President: Obama Bids America a Final Farewell As POTUS
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Farewell Mr. President: Obama Bids America a Final Farewell As POTUS

Sabrina Newton, Contributing Writer Posted 11:55 PM EST, Thurs., Jan. 19, 2017 President Barack Obama gave his farewell address in a familiar environment last Tuesday, Jan. 10, in his hometown of Chicago, Ill., which produced the first African-American president in American history. Obama began by affectionately recalling his experiences being raised in the streets of Chicago, telling…

D.C. Police Fatally Shoot Black Man on Christmas Day
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D.C. Police Fatally Shoot Black Man on Christmas Day

By Jason Ajiake, News Editor Posted 3:30 PM EST, Fri., Jan. 13, 2017 Gerald Javon Hall, 29, was shot and killed by the Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) on Dec. 25, 2016 at the 3200 block of Walnut Street NE. Officers arrived at the scene after reports of a domestic dispute between the man and his girlfriend, Chante…

Howard Students Arrested While Protesting Senator Sessions’ AG Confirmation Hearing
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Howard Students Arrested While Protesting Senator Sessions’ AG Confirmation Hearing

By Paul Holston, Editor-in-Chief Posted 3:30 PM EST, Tues., Jan. 10, 2017 Updated 8:25 PM EST, Tues., Jan. 10, 2017 About 10 Howard University students were arrested Tuesday afternoon after protesting the confirmation hearing of Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) as the next attorney general under President-elect Donald Trump. They were held at the United States Capitol Police Department and later released in the…

Funky Piece Brings Cannabis Accessories to Adams Morgan
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Funky Piece Brings Cannabis Accessories to Adams Morgan

By Victoria Jones, Copy Editor Posted 1:20 PM EST, Weds., Dec. 7, 2016 Funky Piece Smoke Shop and Glass Gallery has arrived in Adams Morgan for all of your smoking and marijuana accessory needs. What started as an online store in 2012 by local bud enthusiast Matthew Bebawy, grew to a brick and mortar location after the…

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