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  • Chavez Schools 5th Annual Public Policy Symposium

    Chavez Schools will host its 5th Annual Public Policy Symposium on June 1st from 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Georgetown University, 3700 O St NW. Three top seniors from Chavez will present public policy research and solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing communities today. Past thesis ...

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  • D.C. All-Boys High School Set to Open in Fall 2016

    Washington, D.C.’s only all-male, college preparatory high school is set to open in the fall. And, its principal, Dr. Benjamin Williams, can’t wait for the premiere of the Empowering Males High School, located on the campus of the former Ronald Brown Middle School in Northeast D.C. ...

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  • D.C. Youth Lawyers Try to Stem Rising Crime

    Amid a spike of youth violence within the city’s limits, DC Lawyers for Youth (DCLY) hosted a fundraiser May 12 to help improve the conditions in the juvenile justice system and to deter youth from entering it. The “Stand for Youth Justice Day” raised more than $15,000 to make the ...

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  • Green Education Key Part of D.C. Schools’ Curriculum

    The District of Columbia has fully embraced the “Go Green” movement and the public schools offer a window into the District’s commitment. On May 4, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) led a tour of Brookland Middle School in Ward 5 with United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon as ...

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  • Cops Investigating Daylight Murder in Southeast D.C.

    Homicides continue in D.C. The latest involves a daytime shooting that left a Southeast, D.C. man dead near a District park on May 12, according to Metropolitan Police. Police said they found Sheldon Kevin Robinson, 28, suffering from gunshot wounds in the 3700 block of Ely Place SE. According ...

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  • Ward 8 Dems Endorse White

    Former Ward 8 D.C. State Board of Education member Trayon White overwhelmingly won the endorsement of the Ward 8 Democrats, recently. White got 135 votes for the Ward 8 Democrats’ nod while D.C. Council member LaRuby May (D-Ward 8) received 50 and the lesser known opponents, Aaron Holmes, ...

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  • Alexander, Gray Campaign Hard for Ward 7

    With the June 14 Democratic Party primary coming up, the race for the Ward 7 council seat is being dominated by the incumbent and a former mayor who once held the seat. D.C. Council member Yvette Alexander (Ward 7) and former D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray are the main focus of the Ward 7 council ...

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  • The Potter’s House Panel Discussion

    The Potter’s House is hosting a “Hands on the Freedom Plow” author’s panel on May 19 from 7 p. m. – 9 p. m. The event is part of the Potter’s House Gender + Justice series. The Potter’s House is located at 1658 Columbia Road N.W. and the event is open and free to the […]

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