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‘Hrs & Hrs’ singer Muni Long was reportedly not invited to her own plaque party.
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Tags: Angela Stribling, Dyana Williams, Ebony Moonbeams, engineer, History, Jim Watkins, Joe Gorham, Melvin Lindsey, Music, Nostalgic, Quiet Storm
Tags: AmeriCorps’ year of service with Reading Partners, Empower DC Students to Become Confident Readers and Lifelong Learners
The 15th ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards will honor Nia Long, Aunjanue Ellis, Quinta Brunson and Chanté Adams.
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What’s in the plan?
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How black businesses are moving into the cannabis space.
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Check out the free community events happening in the DMV. All inside of this week’s Community’s Choice.
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WHUR’ s Community’s Choice features weekly non-profit events. To get your event on-line and on-air, email Renee Nash at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tags: AARP Foundation Experience Corp., alpha phi alpha health fair, destination achievers, glory world international ministry, Housing Counseling Services, it takes two, rental assistance
Tags: Howard University, Howard University Along with Three Black Medical Schools Get $6M to Widen Vaccine Outreach
Addressing long-standing issues about environmental equity in communities of color.
Tags: Board of Directors, Business Developement Director, Charmaine Brown, climate change, Damali Harding, Environmental Equity, Maryland Commission on Climate Change, Oracle Utilities/OPower, The American Association of Blacks in Energy
“No amount of money has ever brought a life back. Ask yourself ‘Why so long for Breonna Taylor?’” – Stevie Wonder, in a video message.
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Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick releases statement about the passing of HU alumnus Chadwick Boseman.
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“The difference between me and Ahmaud is I live a life where I take tippy-toe steps to avoid things,” such as the violent confrontation in which Arbery died, said Marshall, who was among hundreds attending a protest Friday outside the Glynn County courthouse. “I shouldn’t have to live in fear.”
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Tags: Duke Ellington School of the Arts, foreclosure prevention, NIH school, Omega psi phi fraternity, Stand Up to Cancer
Tags: cancer, food2feed, John M. Langston Citizens Association, moms circle, silver spring links
Throughout his career, Conyers used his influence to push civil rights. After a 15-year fight, he won passage of legislation declaring the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s birthday a national holiday, first celebrated in 1986. He regularly introduced a bill starting in 1989 to study the harm caused by slavery and the possibility of reparations for slaves’ descendants. That bill never got past a House subcommittee.
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Tags: Buffalo Soldiers Fall Affairs, Career Options Conference, CASA Prince George's County, Halloween, SETLC, Stand Up to Cancer, Taste of the Harvest, Voices for a Second Chance
“I consider myself to be a very fortunate person to still do what I loved at 27 at 74,” says Steve Burghardt, a professor of social work at the City University of New York. “I feel advantaged being in New York, where you’re exposed to sights and sounds and differences that are always exposing me to new ways to understand myself and to learn from other people.”
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The surge was part of a national rise in the viral disease. Outbreaks have popped up in 17 states in the last two years, leading U.S. health officials to recommend for the first time that a routine vaccination be given specifically to homeless people.
Tags: Hepatitis A, US Communities Reach Out To Homeless As Hepatitis A Surges
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The Roots and Live Nation Urban are partners in bringing The 2022 Roots Picnic back in-person, the first time since 2019.
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In 2015, the same neighborhood was targeted with dozens of car tires slashed.
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The original “Star Trek” premiered on NBC on Sept. 8, 1966.
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On this episode of “The Journey,” President Frederick talks with Dr. Hugh Mighty, Howard University’s new Senior Vice President of Health Affairs and outgoing Dean of the College of Medicine and Vice President of Clinical Affairs.
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She will be the first black woman and the first openly LGBTQ+ person to serve as the White House Press Secretary.
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Showtime is making a return to the Southside of Chicago with season 5 of ‘The Chi’ airing Friday, June 24.
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The iconic sneaker brand Converse has announced its collaborations with three Black creatives for the ‘It’s Possible’ campaign in celebration of Black joy and to honor Black culture.
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Masks are no longer required for Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue.
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Ludacris will receive an honorary degree.
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Wayne A.I. Frederick is soon to be Howard University’s former president in 2024.
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WHUR’s Community’s Choice is packed with lots of events to do around the DMV. Check it out.
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The U.S. House of Representative passes legislation that would make the decriminalization of marijuana a federal law.
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A day after slapping Chris Rock at the Academy Awards ceremony, Will Smith apologizes to Rock.
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Influential figures including multimedia mogul and TV personality Charlamagne tha God are advocating for Colon Cancer prevention in the Black community, a heinous disease that took the life of ‘Black Panther’ Chadwick Boseman.
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Tags: Alicia Keys, Whoopi Goldberg Lead Stars At Harry Belafonte's 95th Birthday Fundraiser
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The McLean Community Center presents a virtual reality experience
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WHUR Toy Drive helps to keep the celebration going for 50th Anniversary of heritage radio station
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“We stand on the history and legacy of Howard University understanding our driving force is Howard’s motto of ‘Truth and Service’ and this mural showcases that commitment,” added Plater. Last month, the station’s legacy was featured as part of Macy’s Metro Center holiday window display. That display can be seen through December 13th at two windows at along 12th and G Streets, NW.
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Longtime Journalist Edgar Brookins dies at the age of 74 after long battle with prostate cancer.
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What is the difference between a winning and a losing Linkedin page?
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Tags: Despite Reopening the US Is Still Closed To Many In World
Issa Rae’s Sweet Life: Los Angeles is returning for a second season.
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Tamar Braxton just closed on a 10 million dollar subdivision investment.
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Beloved Jovita Moore passes away at 53.
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