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John Legend Recruits Muni Long for Their Sweet Collaboration ‘Honey’

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Muni Long Not Invited To Her ‘Hrs & Hrs’ Plaque Party

‘Hrs & Hrs’ singer Muni Long was reportedly not invited to her own plaque party.

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The WHUR Community Love-Fest Started Long Ago!

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Empower DC Students to Become Confident Readers and Lifelong Learners

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Nia Long Among ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards Honorees

The 15th ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood Awards will honor Nia Long, Aunjanue Ellis, Quinta Brunson and Chanté Adams.

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The Build Back Better Plan and the Black Community

What’s in the plan?

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The Cannabis Business and Communities of Color

How black businesses are moving into the cannabis space.

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Ice Cream Community Day, Juneteenth. Inside Community’s Choice

Check out the free community events happening in the DMV. All inside of this week’s Community’s Choice.

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Rental Assistance, Alpha Health Fair. More Free Events In Community’s Choice

WHUR’ s Community’s Choice features weekly non-profit events. To get your event on-line and on-air, email Renee Nash at rnash@whur.com.

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Howard University, Along with Three Black Medical Schools Get $6M to Widen Vaccine Outreach

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Climate Change, Environmental Equity and the Black Community

Addressing long-standing issues about environmental equity in communities of color.

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Celebs, Long Vocal About Breonna Taylor Case, Decry Decision

“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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HU Community Mourns the Loss of Chadwick Boseman

Howard University President Dr. Wayne Frederick releases statement about the passing of HU alumnus Chadwick Boseman.

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Ahmaud Arbery Case Puts Spotlight On Community’s Race Legacy

“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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Learn About A Free Youth Science Academy and Volunteer to Deliver Xmas Dinners. Details Inside Community’s Choice

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Moms Support Circle, Early AM Workout, and More Free Events Inside Community’s Choice

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John Conyers, Longest Serving Black Congressman, Dies At 90

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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SE Tennis and Learning Center Gala and Taste of the Harvest Festival and More Inside of Community’s Choice

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Seniors More Likely To Work Longer In Big Metropolitan Areas

“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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US Communities Reach Out To Homeless As Liver Disease Surges

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.

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2022 BET Music Awards Winners List

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Mary J. Blige, Jazmine Sullivan and Keyshia Cole Headline Roots Picnic

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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Dozens Of Car Tires Slashed In NW

In 2015, the same neighborhood was targeted with dozens of car tires slashed.

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Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura On ‘Star Trek,’ Has Died

The original “Star Trek” premiered on NBC on Sept. 8, 1966.

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WHUR & Disney 50 50 50 Contest Rules

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THE JOURNEY: “Dr. Hugh Mighty – Howard University Hospital and College of Medicine Changing Lives”

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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FDA Warns Baby Neck Floats Can Be Deadly

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Karine Jean-Pierre, Next White House Press Secretary

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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‘The Chi’ Season 5 Premiere Date Set At Showtime

Showtime is making a return to the Southside of Chicago with season 5 of ‘The Chi’ airing Friday, June 24.

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Converse Announces Collection To ‘Celebrate Black Joy’

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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Delta, American, United Among Airlines Removing Mask Mandates

Masks are no longer required for Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue.

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Ludacris To Receive Honorary Degree From Georgia State University

Ludacris will receive an honorary degree.

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Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick Announces Retirement

Wayne A.I. Frederick is soon to be Howard University’s former president in 2024. 

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Black Women’s Golf Club, Anacostia Museum, Opioid Treatment

WHUR’s Community’s Choice is packed with lots of events to do around the DMV. Check it out.

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Houses Passes Bill To Decriminalize Marijuana

The U.S. House of Representative passes legislation that would make the decriminalization of marijuana a federal law.

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Will Smith Apologizes To Chris Rock

A day after slapping Chris Rock at the Academy Awards ceremony, Will Smith apologizes to Rock.

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Charlamagne Tha God Among Celebrity Ambassadors For Colon Cancer Prevention

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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Alicia Keys, Whoopi Goldberg Lead Stars At Harry Belafonte’s 95th Birthday Fundraiser

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Helping Hands Radiothon Raises $92K

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DC and PG Pair Up On Youth Carjackings

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Traveling While Black…A Documentary

The McLean Community Center presents a virtual reality experience

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DMV Shows Love for WHUR Toy Drive, Donating 2k Gifts

WHUR Toy Drive helps to keep the celebration going for 50th Anniversary of heritage radio station

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WHUR UNVEILS MURAL MARKING 50TH ANNIVERSARY

“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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Join Us: It’s Our 50th Anniversary!

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Afro Newspaper GM Edgar Brookins Dead at 74

Longtime Journalist Edgar Brookins dies at the age of 74 after long battle with prostate cancer.

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LinkedIn, Social Media and the Modern Job Search

What is the difference between a winning and a losing Linkedin page?

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Despite Reopening, the US Is Still Closed To Many In World

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Issa Rae’s Reality Show Renewed For A Second Season

Issa Rae’s Sweet Life: Los Angeles is returning for a second season.

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Tamar Braxton Adds Investor To Her Resume

Tamar Braxton just closed on a 10 million dollar subdivision investment.

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Beloved Atlanta News Anchor, Jovita Moore, Dies From Brain Cancer

Beloved Jovita Moore passes away at 53.

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