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  The recent mass protests by thousands worldwide culminated in a crowd of around 20,000 in the nation’s capitol led by Rev. Al Sharpton and more than 150,000 in New York City. Protesters were united under various social media campaigns such as #BLACKLIVESMATTER, #ICANTBREATHE, #MIKEBROWN, #ERICGARNER and many others, all united for justice and an end to police…

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Former  D.C. Mayor Marion Barry died overnight at United Medical Center in Washington at the age of 78. Barry had gone to the hospital on Thursday complaining that he was not feeling well and was released; he died a few hours later. Barry was a four-term mayor of the nation’s capital and survived a series…

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Embattled R&B Singer Chris Brown could be facing some actual jail time. His lawyers were trying to work out a plea deal agreement based on his recent assault charges but they could not agree on a description and admission of what Chris Brown actually did. Washington, D.C., prosecutor Kevin Chambers has stated that Brown rejected…

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Linwood Barnhill

A Washington, D.C., police officer has been arrested for being a pimp. Former 24 year veteran cop Linwood Barnhill, 48, of the Metropolitan Police Department was pimping out kids as young as 17. According to law enforcement officials, Barnhill would go to bus stops and other hangouts of runaway kids and take them back to…

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Muriel Bowser defeats incumbent DC Mayor Vincent Gray

Black woman on road to be next D.C. mayor D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray, 71, lost the Democratic primary election to challenger Muriel Bowser, a member of the D.C. City Council. By all accounts voter turnout was light but was solidly against the scandal-plagued incumbent mayor. The most recent of which is a federal investigation over…

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Relisha Rudd and Khalil Tatum

  Law enforcement authorities announced this morning that the search for eight-year- old Relisha Rudd indicates the child might be dead. Police announced that they are searching a Washington, D.C. park and that the investigation is being called a recovery operation. However Washington, D.C.  Police Chief Cathy Lanier stated that the police have not given…

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Chef Dadisi Olutosin is a Morehouse man, former information technology executive and now is executive chef at Park View Patio, in the Columbia Heights Parkview neighborhood of northwest D.C.  Rolling out talked to Chef Dadisi on reinventing his career into doing something he loves; the culinary arts. Becoming and Executive Chef at a new Washington,…

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Relisha Rudd and Khalil Tatum

An 8-year-old homeless girl, Relisha Rudd, was allegedly kidnapped by the janitor who worked at the homeless shelter. The incident occurred in late February 2014, in Washington, D.C., but the girl’s mother did not report her missing until several weeks later. The suspect in the kidnapping is Khalil Tatum. Tatum is suspected of killing his…

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The city of Washington, D.C., needs to be on guard when they call 911. Rose Preston was suffering from all the symptoms of a stroke when she called 911 and learned as the Public Enemy song from the 90s says, “911 is a joke.” Apparently the EMTs who were transporting her were not having the…

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Cecil Mills

Cecil Mills, age 77, was a  Washington, D.C., city worker who retired after 40 years. He died in front of a fire station when firefighters refused to help him during a heart attack.  The firefighter on duty saw Mills collapse and despite the pleading of his daughter and several other people, the fireman still refused…

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Read the full text of President Barack Obama’s Inaugural speech below:   Vice President Biden, Mr. Chief Justice, Members of the United States Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow citizens: Each time we gather to inaugurate a president, we bear witness to the enduring strength of our Constitution. We affirm the promise of our democracy. We…

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