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    Robust Conversations Sparked Across Generation Lines at Howard Gun Symposium

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer It maybe wasn’t the sort of place you’d expect heated debate. But during “Triggered: The Power of Guns, Law & Politics” the third annual C. Clyde Ferguson Jr. Symposium...

    Mother and Daughter Duo Hope to Move Through Dance

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer It is pretty much general consensus that the federal shutdown was a bad idea for everyone, but it did spark the creativity and ingenuity of many people trying to...

    National Collegiate Prep Has Charter Revoked During Special Meeting

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer The District of Columbia Public Charter School Board (DCPCSB) voted Tuesday for charter revocation of National Collegiate Preparatory Public High School with a one year wind down period. The school...

    Bowser’s Veto of Fare Evasion Decriminalization Brings Wrath of Council Members and Advocates

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day more than 46 organizations publicly admonished Mayor Bowser’s veto of the {Fare Evasion Decriminalization Bill}, joining Council member Robert C. White, Jr. who...

    Black Furloughed Workers Share Grievances at DMV Town Hall

    By Micha Green AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor [email protected] The government shutdown has been going on over a month and furloughed workers are hurting. “It hurts physically and it hurts mentally,” said Tyra McClelland a member...

    Bowser Vetoes Decriminalization of Metro Fare Evasion

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] In a rare move, District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser vetoed the D.C. Council’s decision to decriminalize metro fare evasion. Her second time issuing a veto, the mayor decided...

    DC Turns Up for Mayor Bowser’s Inaugural Celebration

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Residents of D.C.and DMV appreciators, pulled out their tuxes, heels and evening gowns last Saturday night in celebration of Mayor Muriel Bowser's Inauguration. Bowser, who was elected for a second...

    The D.C. HIV/STI Crisis Continues for Marginalized Demos

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Here is the science. The CDC confirmed the study and world view from HIV advocates and professionals that “people with HIV who take HIV medicine as prescribed and get and...

    D.C. Libraries Host Events to Honor Dr. King

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer D.C. Public Libraries have a week full of events and resources for every ages in celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin Luther King Jr. Week...

    DMV Leaders Call for End to Government Shutdown

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Residents from D.C., Maryland and Virginia (DMV) are adversely being affected by the partial government shutdown, which President Donald Trump enforced after not receiving funding for his border wall. ...

    Eli Lilly Diabetes Center Assists with Insulin Affordability

    By AFRO Staff The American Diabetes Association estimates that over 30 million Americans are affected by diabetes and is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States. In the African American population, studies...

    Three Little Known Bills with A Huge Impact on D.C. Residents

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Much like Black Friday the day after Christmas the last legislative session of the D.C. Council seemed like a jam packed nerve racking blitz to get to the finish...
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