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Hubert Jackson: Honoring the Spirits of the Journey

A retired art educator from Washington, D.C. Public Schools, Hubert Jackson is happy to have retired… [Full Article]

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A New Year of Arts at the Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center

By: C.N. Staff Writer With new art exhibitions every month, yoga every Saturday and various arts… [Full Article]

A New Year of Arts at the Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center A New Year of Arts at the Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center

“Dancing With The Scholars V”

The William O. Lockridge Community Foundation Is Shaping Future Leaders In SE Washington, D.C. By… [Full Article]

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Give Water, Give Life Fundraiser

By C.N. Staff Writer Food, lighting and water are all life necessities that people in developed… [Full Article]

Give Water, Give Life Fundraiser Give Water, Give Life Fundraiser

Hubert Jackson: Honoring the Spirits of the Journey

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A retired art educator from Washington, D.C. Public Schools, Hubert Jackson is happy to have retired in 1999, because since then his authentic painting style has emerged. He says he feels he’s expressing what has meaning to him.
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A New Year of Arts at the Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center

By: C.N. Staff Writer

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With new art exhibitions every month, yoga every Saturday and various arts and crafts classes, the Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center (CHACC) is staying busy in the new year.
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2016 MLK Peace Walk and Parade

By: C.N Staff Writer

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On one of the coldest days of the year, along with everyone across the country, Ward 8 paid tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the 2016 MLK Peace Walk and Parade. From the sidewalks and curbs of Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, the community witnessed floats, bands and organizations walk in honor of who the street was named after.
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“Dancing With The Scholars V”

The William O. Lockridge Community Foundation Is Shaping Future Leaders In SE Washington, D.C.

By Wanda Lockridge

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On Saturday evening, November 14th, over three hundred elected officials, family members, friends, and former colleagues of the late William O’Neal Lockridge gathered at THEARC in SE Washington for the “Dancing with the Scholars V” Fundraiser. The much anticipated premiere community event raises funds to support both domestic and international programs of the William O. Lockridge Community Foundation (WOLCF).
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Commission Decides on City Honors for Mayor Marion Barry

By Barrington M. Salmon
Special to Capital News

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A commission assembled to come up with appropriate ways to honor the life and legacy of the late DC Mayor Marion S. Barry, Jr., and whittled a list of 30 recommendations to four.
On Monday, November 23, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the list at a ceremony in Southeast DC that included Barry’s widow Cora Masters Barry, relatives, friends and former colleagues of the mayor and DC Council member. The ceremony coincided with the first anniversary of Barry’s passing.
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Exhibit Honors the Life, Legacy and Art of Loïs Mailou Jones

By Barrington M. Salmon
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Several painters who studied under acclaimed artist and educator Loïs Mailou Jones recounted their experiences at a recent reception marking the opening of an exhibit that captures her almost 70 years as a painter, designer and sculptor.
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    By: C.N. Staff Writer With new art exhibitions every month, yoga every Saturday and various arts and crafts classes, the Congress Heights Arts and Culture Center (CHACC) is staying busy in the new year. Tweet

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  • “Dancing With The Scholars V”

    The William O. Lockridge Community Foundation Is Shaping Future Leaders In SE Washington, D.C. By Wanda Lockridge On Saturday evening, November 14th, over three hundred elected officials, family members, friends, and former colleagues of the late William O’Neal Lockridge gathered at THEARC in SE Washington for the “Dancing with the […]

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  • Give Water, Give Life Fundraiser

    By C.N. Staff Writer Food, lighting and water are all life necessities that people in developed countries take for granted. In Burkina Faso, a developing country in Sub-Saharan Africa, water is limited due to the limited amount of rainfall the country receives. However, a Tampa, FL based non-profit, Community Building […]

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  • Commission Decides on City Honors for Mayor Marion Barry

    By Barrington M. Salmon Special to Capital News A commission assembled to come up with appropriate ways to honor the life and legacy of the late DC Mayor Marion S. Barry, Jr., and whittled a list of 30 recommendations to four. On Monday, November 23, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the […]

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March 2014

  • Gray’s Lack of Focus on Southeast

    By Editorial Board Promises have been made- and broken- about the new focus that would be placed on the city’s most undeveloped section, east of the river. This section encompasses all of Ward 8 and the majority of Ward 7. Unemployment is high, literacy rates are low and crime is […]

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  • Michael Dunn Found Guilty on Four of Five Counts

    By Saraya Wintersmith     Florida jurors in last month’s high profile “loud music trial” found Michael Dunn, guilty on three counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of shooting into an occupied vehicle. The jury could not, however, come to a decision on the first-degree murder charge leveled […]

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  • REAL ESTATE: A GOOD WAY TO SPEND YOUR TIME AND YOUR MONEY

    BY DONALD L. ISAAC, SR. ASSOCIATE BROKER, SRES THE ISAAC GROUP WITH CENTURY 21 NEW MILLENNIUM Do you want to make the move from renter to homeowner? Do you want to enter into a new profession where there is not limit on what you can earn? Do you have some […]

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  • D.C.’s Homeless Crisis

    By K. Levek The District of Columbia has seen a rise in homeless families entering shelters or emergency temporary shelters by 135 percent since the fall. Most homeless residents go to DC General, the city’s former all-purpose hospital.  There is now a growing number of families who are facing homelessness.  […]

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  • What We Need in D.C. Politics

    By Vickie Wilcher With just a few weeks before the DC Mayoral primary there is no clear, presumptive winner—it’s anybody’s game according to most pundits. Turnout threatens to be extremely low, because according to many, if not most voters, “nobody cares.” But be clear, this apathy among the mass is […]

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