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Among the many remarkable things that legendary rapper Nipsey Hussle accomplished in his illustrious life, he had scheduled a meeting on Capitol Hill to advocate for black businesses. Unfortunately, his meeting never materialized because Nipsey was gunned down in front of his Marathon Clothing store on March 31 in South Los Angeles. Reputed gang member…

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Protesters, celebrities and civil rights leaders are gathering on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Flag Day, Tuesday June 14 to demand the removal of the Confederate battle emblem from Mississippi’s state flag. Congressman Bennie Thompson will speak at the “Take It Down” rally. Also appearing at the rally will be Michael Eric Dyson and ABC’s…

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Although actress Rosario Dawson hasn’t graced the big screen in quite some time, she’s most definitely on the protest circuit. On Friday, April 16, the Top Five star was briefly arrested, ticketed and released during a protest at Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. Donned in a jacket bearing the likeness of Democratic presidential candidate U.S.…

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On Sept. 19, 2015, as part of the 10th annual H Street Festival, the H Street Community Development Corporation was a major player in honoring Radio One founder Cathy Hughes, who started Radio One in 1980 and bought her first station in Washington, D.C. –anthony agnew What was H Street Community Development Corporation’s involvement in the dedication of…

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There’s a big question floating around: will there be a second inauguration for President Barack Obama since this is his second term? The answer is yes. President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will have a second inauguration. Here are the top 5 things you should know and remember about the inauguration. –yvette caslin

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With the exception of the president and maybe a few Capitol Hill police and some cleaning staff, as expected, the majority of the nation’s political establishment is comprised of white men. Even the people who work for the senators and congressmen and women are mostly white, this according to the 2011 edition of the National…

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