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The REACH opening festival included a hip-hop and social justice forum.

'March Together With Different Flags': Olmeca Uses Music To Explore Social Justice Issues

While many may have expected a simple performance followed by a Q & A during Olmeca's session at The Kennedy Center's The REACH opening festival, what was delivered went above and beyond. The bilingual hip-hop artist made it a point to share his views on social justice and include the audience...
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What The Constitution Says About D.C. Statehood

Mayor Muriel Bowser has spearheaded the latest campaign.
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D.C. Is A Step Closer To Allowing Medical Marijuana Use In Public Schools

Grosso said Tuesday the law as it is now fails students.
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A Free Fall Trip Is Leaving From D.C., But You Won't Know The Destination

Experiences, meals and lodging will all be paid for, according to the event description.
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Here's Why An African Market Is Coming To The Wharf Next Month

The waterfront display will include food and Afro-Soul and Afrobeats music.
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Celebs To Read Bedtime Story To Help Fight Homelessness

Smith's reading will take place in Times Square in New York City.
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Redskins Running Back Chris Thompson Shamelessly Loves Meek Mill

The Junkies also asked Thompson if he liked old-school hip hop songs.
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ScHoolboy Q Coming To D.C. In November

The artist is headed to Echostage on Nov. 15 as part of the CrasH Tour.
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Viola Davis is the new face of L'Oreal.

Viola Davis Becomes New Face Of L'Oreal Paris

L'Oreal Paris just got a new face. Viola Davis will now grace the brand's Age Perfect line. The line, designed for mature skin, will come out with several new TV, print, and digital campaigns all featuring Davis, Essence reports. “There’s classical beauty, but with age and experience comes...
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John Legend Said Felicity Huffman Doesn't Deserve Jail Time

Days after actress Felicity Huffman was sentenced to 14 days in prison for her involvement in a college admissions bribery scam, singer John Legend said Huffman shouldn’t have received any jail time. In a tweet, Legend wrote “we don’t need to lock people up for any of this stuff.” “And no one in...
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