Harriet Tubman Will Become the New Face on the $20 Bill

By C.N. Staff Writer In late April the U.S. Department of Treasury announced that Harriet Tubman. Treasury… [Full Article]

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The Gift of Prom

Prom season can be one of the most expensive seasons for high school graduates. Couple those expenses… [Full Article]

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Alma Brown, Widow of Commerce Secretary Ron Brown, Dies at 76

Alma Brown, a bank executive who was the widow of Commerce Secretary and Democratic Party potentate Ronald… [Full Article]

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The Choice is Clear: Ward 8 is Rising with LaRuby May

By C.N. Editorial Board Nearly a year has passed since Ward 8 Councilmember LaRuby May was elected.… [Full Article]

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The Choice is Clear: Ward 8 is Rising with LaRuby May

By C.N. Editorial Board

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Nearly a year has passed since Ward 8 Councilmember LaRuby May was elected. Her election came on the heels of the passing of former ‘Mayor for Life’ and Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry. May entered into a crowded field in the race for his seat, but came out victorious against contenders.
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Bright Beginnings Groundbreaking

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By: Eyasu Delesa

About 14 years ago, the idea to put a child development center in Ward 8 was planted. On March 15. 2016 that idea reached its first tangible outcome as many gathered together to celebrate the groundbreaking ceremony for the Ward 8 Bright Beginnings Child Development Center.
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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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Harriet Tubman Will Become the New Face on the $20 Bill

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By C.N. Staff Writer
In late April the U.S. Department of Treasury announced that Harriet Tubman. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that the nations first Treasury Secretary, Alexander Hamilton will remain on the front of the $10 bill and Tubman will replace another former President Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill.
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