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ANACOSTIA’s Anthony Anderson Speaks to the Power of Daytime Drama to Tackle Sensitive Issues in New Interview

Feb 24th, 2017 | By

As ANACOSTIA streams its fifth season, showrunner Anthony Anderson talks tackling male rape, gentrification, the future of east coast soap opera, and the responsibilities of African American storytelling in a new interview with Benjamin Bryant. Read more @ PR Web

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D.C. Council member Vincent Gray resumes push to bring end to tax on fitness clubs

Feb 23rd, 2017 | By

D.C. Council member Vincent Gray wants to end a tax on health clubs that he had tried to kill in 2014, when he vetoed the city’s budget as mayor. Commonly known as the “yoga tax,” the 5.75 percent levy is applied to sales at a “fitness club, fitness center, or gym the purpose of which
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Design + Archives: Anacostia Community Museum

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By

In 2017 the Anacostia Community Museum will be celebrating their 50th anniversary, having opened their doors to the public on September 15, 1967 in the Carver Theater on Martin Luther King Avenue in Southeast, Washington, DC. In June 1967, the Smithsonian appointed civil rights activist, educator, and minister, John R. Kinard as the director of the museum. Kinard
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Bowser Administration Flouts D.C. Council Mandate to Cede Blighted Homes

Feb 21st, 2017 | By
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Mayor Muriel Bowser‘s administration is once again thumbing its nose at the D.C. Council. Two months after District lawmakers passed an emergency bill requiring Bowser’s administration to transfer four ramshackle, D.C.-owned homes to a nonprofit developer willing to repair them at no cost to the city, those homes remain in D.C.’s care. The deadline for
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Reopened Frederick Douglass Community Center Gives Technology Boost to D.C. Neighborhood

Feb 8th, 2017 | By
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