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Author Earle C. Mitchell

Earle C. Mitchell was inspired by African and African American history to write Egyptian Origins of Washington, D.C. Vol. 1: African Gods in America’s Capital. Read on for what he says about his journey to write the book. What inspired you to write this book? There are several things that inspired me to write this…

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After feeling the heat from August Alsina on “106 & Park” this week, Bow Wow touched down in Washington, D.C., to party with Washington Redskins’ star DeSean Jackson at the Hennessy V.S event held at the Shadow Room. While Bow Wow kept the party going, a few other celebrities were spotted in the building, including the Washington…

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Elle Varner performed for a sold-out audience at The Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C. Elle sang fan favorites such as “Refill,” “Not Tonight” and “Only Give it To You” from her debut album Perfectly Imperfect. Before singing “So Fly”  she explained why she wrote the song; she used to be a size 16 and now is a…

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Earnest Hart was at a family cookout in Washington, D.C. when the joyous occasion became tragic due to a disagreement about food. According to reports, Hart, 17, and Antonio Shaw , 25, got into an argument over a piece of chicken . The argument soon became violent and Shaw stabbed Hart in the neck. The…

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At Savoy Elementary School in Washington, D.C., First Lady Michelle Obama joins Ms. Lyons Pre-K class in an exercise of Freeze Dance. The First Lady visited the Savoy School which is one of eight schools selected last year for The Turnaround Arts Initiative at the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. Turnaround Arts…

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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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WASHINGTON – One of the most exciting weekends African Americans in recent Washington history unfolded over the weekend. What better way than to tell the stories through pictures. President Obama and the first family officially christened the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial on the National Mall on Sunday before hundreds of thousands of MLK…

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As Americans prepare for the unveiling of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Memorial in Washington, D.C., Chevrolet held its second of four “Table of Brotherhood Project” forums, at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis, Tenn.,this past weekend. “When Chevrolet was asked to help bring awareness to the unveiling of the King National Memorial in…

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On this Fourth of July, America celebrates its independence from England. What is often forgotten is that, even within the celebrated charter declaring “liberty and justice for all,” the nation did not extend the same rights to those who were here before them nor to those brought to these shores to work as slaves to…

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In light of numerous protests for clean air and water in our communities, it is becoming more apparent that the movement of “going green” and preserving the environment is more active now than it has ever been. It is unfortunate, however, that people have to die of cancer from living in close proximity of a…

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