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Germar Reed is the Principle Analytics Consultant at District Analyst LLC, a data analytics consulting firm based out of Washington, DC. In addition, he is a Senior Manager of Data Science and Analytics Advisory Services at Merkle Inc., where he leads a team of analytics consultants in supporting high-tech clients in Latin America. He is…

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The most iconic superhero in American culture will soon see a dramatic change in skin color and purpose. It has been announced that Henry Cavill, who played Superman in three of the last DC movies, is no longer interested in the part of the “Man of Steel.” Now, producers are dropping hints that actor Michael…

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Meet dc and YaYa, the creative force behind the fashion brand Fearless United Story. FUS was founded with a simple idea in mind … “Do you, unapologetically, fearlessly.”  “With that energy, our clothing is designed with a purpose to motivate and inspire while having fun,” the creators share on their website. Here’s the interview with the Atlanta-based duo.…

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The March For Our Lives demonstrations were organized by the student survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (Parkland, Florida) school shooting. THE REVOLUTION BELONGS TO TGE YOUTH…@yarashahidi drop’n wisdom Part 1 #marchforourlives #gunreformnow #imwithther #iamrobertgee A post shared by Robert Gee (@iamrobertgee) on Mar 24, 2018 at 9:21pm PDT The demonstration that received the…

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Today is World AIDS Day and a time to become educated and aware of the prevalence of the disease. The non-profit AIDSVu posted these interesting snapshots of  HIV/AIDS in major US cities; here are five: New York  Prevalence Number of people living with diagnosed HIV in 2015: 108,648 72 percent of people living with diagnosed…

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A suburban Washington, D.C., woman was allegedly set on fire by her boyfriend and gave birth seven weeks early. First responders told the media they found Andrea Grinage, 31, covered in critical burns after being doused with flammable liquids this past weekend in Capitol Heights, Maryland, yet she managed to identify her alleged attacker to…

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The “Concerned Black Men Inc. DC Chapter (CBM-DC) is a committed group of volunteers dedicated to improving the lives of DC area youth. Through workshops, trips, competitions, and scholarships, CBM-DC mentors embody the motto, ‘Caring for our Youth,’ ” says Dedan Bruner, president CBM-DC. “This year we are excited to help a group of Hart…

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A major lawsuit is expected to be filed today by the attorneys general of Washington, D.C., and Maryland against President Donald Trump. At issue will be Trump’s continuous violation of the emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution. D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh alleged in the lawsuit to be…

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Featuring two stages, an abundance of food, artwork, and impeccable festival fashion, Broccoli City stands as one of the top festivals to take place in the nation’s capital. Since its inception in 2013, BC Fest has advocated for a healthier community and this year kicked off “Broccoli City Week” which featured a series of events…

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Black missing girls have taken center stage on social media because of a viral tweet that was later proved to be inaccurate. It all centered on the city of Washington, D.C., and the fake story of 14 girls who went missing in a 24-hour period from one area. Even though that story was false, it…

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I love Taraji P. Henson. I spent my formative years in Washington, D.C., as a student at Howard University, so I know that girl. You know her too, the buried innocence reflected in her hopeful gaze, masqueraded by an esoteric southern drawl that screams bravado while at the same time having the ability to evoke…

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Nakeya Brown, a California-born photographer and Rutgers University graduate, made her way to the D.C. metro area to pursue her M.F.A. at George Washington University with her daughter, Mia. Brown has quite a few things to be proud of this early in her very promising career. Her work has been printed on T-shirts seen by thousands…

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The former chairwoman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Jacqueline A. Berrien, died this past Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. The highly respected litigator was a native of Washington, D.C., and was appointed by President Barack Obama to her post in April 2010 until her tenure ended in August 2014.  Berrien is credited with helping to reshape the…

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A  Washington, D.C., police officer has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing at least two teenage girls. Officer Darrell Best was arrested and is charged with four counts of sexual assault, including first-degree sex abuse while armed. Surprisingly, this is not the first time the officer, who is also a youth minister, has been…

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