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Firms Women Of Color Own Grew Faster Than All Female-Owned Businesses: Report

In 2019, women have started an average of 1,817 new businesses daily.
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Second Man Arrested In Probe Of Mac Miller's Overdose Death

By Andrew Dalton LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Arizona man has become the second person arrested on drug charges as authorities investigate the overdose death of rapper Mac Miller. Police gave no details on the connection between him and 26-year-old Miller, who died a year ago in his Los Angeles home of an...
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Howard University Named Top HBCU, Report Says

Howard University was named the top historically black college and university in the country, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The D.C.-based school appeared at No. 107 in the outlet’s overall ranking. The newspaper assigned each school a grade for its outcomes, resources, engagement,...
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Prince George's County Bill Would Make Police Cooperation With ICE Illegal

The county’s police has adopted a comparable policy.
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'Natural Hair Bill' Aims To End Workplace Discrimination

A public hearing on the law is scheduled for Oct. 15 at 1:30 p.m.
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A man is suing metro after he was tased at a station.

Man In Viral Video Of Tasing At Metro Station Is Suing Metro Transit Police

The incident occurred in June.
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How A Student Project About Gentrification Earned D.C. Teacher National Recognition

By Scott Gelman D.C. history teacher Alysha Butler hears her students discuss the ways the District is changing so frequently that she made an assignment out of the dialogue. Butler, who teaches Advanced Placement U.S. History at McKinley Technical High School, said they feel like their imprint on...
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Voter Registration Day 2019: Here's What's Happening In The DMV

Last year, more than 800,000 voters used the day to register.
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J.G. Whittier Education Campus Warm Temperatures, Water Leak Resolved

An HVAC system malfunction caused the leak.
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Prince George's County Aims To Remove Illegally-Placed Signs

The hope is about 5,000 signs will be collected.
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