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Virginia passes law banning conversion therapy for minors.

Virginia Bans Conversion Therapy For Minors

Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has made it official. The state will ban conversion therapy for minors. Read on to find out more details.
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The second annual HerStory5k will be held March 7.

Mayor Muriel Bowser To Host 5k Celebrating Women's History Month

#FITDC HerStory 5k is back! Check out the full details here!
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Black History Month may be coming to an end, but you can still celebrate.

Black History Month Events Happening This Weekend

Several events are being held across the DMV this weekend to celebrate the culmination of Black History Month. Find one to attend!
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A historic bill brings the country one step closer to outlawing lynching.

House Passes Bill Making Lynching Federal Hate Crime

The House took historic action, passing the Emmett Till Antilynching Act. Find out how the bill can become law.
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Octavia Spencer will star as Madam C.J. Walker.

WATCH: Octavia Spencer Stars In Trailer For Madam C.J. Walker Netflix Series

Netflix is bringing you all of the details on the life of the first self made woman millionaire, Madam C.J. Walker. Check out the trailer!
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Birthright Africa helps people of African heritage learn more about their culture.

Non-Profit Offers Free Trips To Africa For Young Adults Of African Descent

Cultural discovery is right on the horizon for those who participate in Birthright Africa. Read how the non-profit organization seeks to enrich the lives of those with African roots.
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Kobe Bryant will be honored with a memorial service at Staples Center.

How To Watch Kobe Bryant's Memorial Service

Kobe and Gianna Bryant's memorial service will be held at Staples Center. Here's where you can watch.
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Pioneering Model, Lifestyle Guru B. Smith Dies at 70

Pioneering model, TV host and entrepreneur B. Smith has died from Alzheimer’s disease at the age of 70, her family said Sunday. See the details.
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Go-go music became officially protected by law.

PHOTOS: Go-Go Community Celebrates Official Music Of D.C.

History was made when Mayor Murial Bowser signed legislation making Go-Go music the official sound of D.C. Check out the celebration above. Follow @WPGC on Twitter and Instagram
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Go-go becomes official music of D.C.

History Is Made As Go-Go Becomes The Official Music Of D.C.

Mayor Murial Bowser signed off making the crank official. Read on to see what this means for the city.
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