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Congressional Women’s Softball Game held in DC with tight security

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By

WASHINGTON (WJLA) – The Congressional Women’s Softball Game is an annual event that began in 2009, but this year had a different feel than any of the previous games. The game took place one week to the day after a gunman shot five people at a Republican practice for the Congressional Baseball Game. Among those
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Police dash-cam video of deadly shooting is released

Jun 22nd, 2017 | By

When Jeronimo Yanez, a police officer with the St. Anthony, Minn., police department, pulled over a car driven by Philando Castile last July 16 in Falcon Heights, Minn., he claimed it was because one of the car’s brake lights were out, according to a police dash-cam video that shows the deadly shooting of Castile (the
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DC’s Comprehensive Plan, a document we use today, preserves the racial segregation of our past

Jun 16th, 2017 | By

In its current planning documents, DC classifies neighborhoods in a way that looks disturbingly similar to “redlining” maps from the past. These maps used the racial identity of residents as a key factor for determining the financial value of property and neighborhoods. By labeling large sections of DC as “stable” and creating policies that insulate
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National Black Parents’ Town Hall Meeting on Educational Excellence | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Jun 16th, 2017 | By
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  Event: National Black Parents’ Town Hall Meeting on Educational Excellence Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Location: Gaylord Hotel 201 Waterfront Street, National Harbor, MD 20745 Eastern Shore Ballroom 1, Lower Atrium Level 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Reception with DJ EZ Street (refreshments and door
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Former DC Councilmember Jim Graham dies at 71

Jun 16th, 2017 | By
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WASHINGTON — Former D.C. Councilmember Jim Graham has died, the council announced in a tweet Thursday. He was 71. Read more @ WTOP  

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