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Rolling out’s Master DJ series spotlights DJs recognized in their respective cities who are making an impact in their communities. DJ Singh Slim started spinning during his teenage years. His journey, which has taken him from the Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia area, to the streets of Atlanta and finally to Miami, Florida, has given him an…

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A Black lawyer is suing the District of Columbia for a colossal $1 billion, accusing the city of blatantly promoting gentrification and driving out longtime Black homeowners by the herds in favor of younger, White millennial renters. Attorney Aristotle Theresa is filing the lawsuit on behalf of three native Washingtonians and CARE, a community organization with…

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Washington, D.C. was dubbed the “murder capital” of the U.S. in the early ’90s. Violence was at an all-time high and the drug scene was still collapsing neighborhoods. During the decline of D.C. communities, Cora Masters Barry saw the youth suffer most, which led to her creating the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center (SETLC). The…

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Jay Morrison and Ernestine Johnson have been making waves. As they approach the last leg of their 25-city tour, the Atlanta-based couple is demonstrating against discrimination and taking over street corners offering unprecedented teachable moments and master classes, literally. On Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, they will embark on Washington, D.C. and host their #CornerClass finale at…

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Designer Ean Williams, founder and executive director of DC Fashion Week, shares why this organization is on the rise. Tell us about your company and its mission. DC Fashion Week is a [nonprofit organization] dedicated to increasing economic development in the area of fashion design, clothing merchandising, modeling, and enhancing the visibility of the nation’s…

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WASHINGTON — Former President Obama and former first lady Michelle purchased the home in the nation’s capital that they have been renting since January. The couple closed on the $8.1 million purchase on Wednesday, as first reported in the Washington Post. Obama spokesman Kevin Lewis confirmed the sale, “Given that President and Mrs. Obama will…

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New Jersey middle school students on a field trip to Washington, D.C. created a stir Thursday when many of them refused to take photos with Republican Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. The students, who were visiting from a progressive, upper/middle-class community, didn’t care what Ryan’s role in the government is. Reportedly, the students found out about…

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On Jan. 20, President Barack Obama and his family are leaving the White House and moving into an 8,200 square-foot home in Washington, D.C., just two miles away. The 5.3 million-dollar mansion is located in Kalorama, one of Washington, D.C.’s toniest neighborhoods. The property was once owned by Joe Lockhart, who served as White House…

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A special screening of the upcoming film Fences was held at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture – The Oprah Winfrey Theatre in Washington, DC on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2016. Fences is directed by Denzel Washington from a screenplay by August Wilson, adapted from Wilson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play. The film stars Denzel Washington, Viola…

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Anthony R. Agnew, an asset manager with H Street Community Development Corporation, is committed to providing affordable housing for the residents of Washington, D.C. Read on to find out about the HSCDC’s mission and their future projects. What is the vision of the Barrow Milestone development project for the community? The community vision of the Barrow Milestone development…

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The best time of day is when the clock strikes 5 p.m. on a Friday afternoon. You run out of your employers’ office so fast, just to hit up a happy hour and go home to pregame for the weekend festivities. Now, happy hours and weekend entertainment are a nice finale after a grueling work week,…

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Tanqueray Trunk Show made a stop in the Nation’s Capital and ended with a performance by super producer Just Blaze, who performed at Opera in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015. The Tanqueray Trunk Show event series is a nationwide campaign that provides mentorship through progressive style via six invitation-only events across the U.S. It takes a look…

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