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Madame Tussands Hosts Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Originally published April 16, 2014

In celebration of Easter and a White House tradition started by the 19th President of the United States, Rutherford B. Hayes, The President’s Gallery at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is hosting its third annual Easter Egg Hunt by offering a fun and educational “eggs-ploration” through American history on April 19 from 7:30 am – 9:30 am..more More Arrow
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‘Tour de Cookie’ to Benefit Tree House Child Assessment Center.
- Join cyclists of all ages at the second annual Tree House Tour de Cookie, a 12- or 40-mile bicycle ride on May 3 to benefit the Tree House Child Assessment Center. The Tree House Tour de Cookie is hosted by the Universities at Shady Grove.more More Arrow

First Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
- First Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church will be celebrating its 78th Church Anniversary from May 14 to May 18.more More Arrow

Rappers Chuck D. and MC Hammer served on the panel at the Emancipation Day event.
- Hip hop artists are usually expected to share thoughts on matters of the heart, relationships gone bad or strife in the neighborhood. None of these were topics of discussion, April 13, in the Lincoln Theatre at The Great Debate, a town hall gathering, one of the first events of the annual Emancipation Day Celebration in D.C.more More Arrow

Amaris Jackson receives teammate’s John Wall’s jersey following the team’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
- The Washington Wizards recently partnered with Make-who served as a Howard A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic to help grant the wish of 10-year-old Wizards fan Amaris Jackson.more More Arrow

Renowned Howard University Political Scientist Ronald Walters.
- Leading African-American scholars spoke about the influence of political scientist Ronald Walters and shared insight about how he viewed Black politics before his death in 2010 at a campus symposium on April 7.more More Arrow

Rev. Dr. Albert Louis Patterson Jr.
- He was revered as one of the greats within the African-American church; the ‘Godfather’ of expository preaching. Loved and admired by many nationwide, the Rev. Dr. Albert Louis Patterson Jr. was more than just a preacher; he was an educator and a beacon for knowledge, wisdom and kindness.more More Arrow

IDs are Candice Glover, Soloman Howard, Jessye Norman, Annisse Murillo and Alyson Cambridge.
- Seventy-five years ago legendary contralto Marian Anderson stood before a sea of 75,000 faces at the Lincoln Memorial to give what would become one of the most memorable and historic operatic performances in history.more More Arrow

Rev. Dr.'s Ronald E. and Marie Braxton.
- Among the new assignments announced April 11 at the close of the Washington Annual Conference of the Second District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church was the appointment of the Rev. Dr. Ronald E. Braxton as presiding elder of the Potomac District. He replaces the Rev. Dr. Louis Charles Harvey, who filled the position of the Rev. Goodwin Douglas, of the Capitol District, who retired.more More Arrow

United Negro College Fund (UNCF) annual Masked Ball.
- D.C.’s civic, business and education notables gathered March 27 as the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) held its annual Masked Ball, this year celebrating the UNCF’s seven decades of service in the name of Blacks in higher education.more More Arrow

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