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Rally for incarcerated women set to take place in DC on June 21

The Gray-Haired Witnesses for Justice will undertake a fast and appear at the Department of Justice and the White House in Washington, DC on June 21, 2010, calling upon the nation to exercise an authentic system of justice in the case of Gladys and

Juneteenth: Art in the Park event showcases African-American contributions to music and visual art

Washington, DC — In honor of the Juneteenth holiday, the Ward 7 Arts Collaborative of DC and the Washington National Opera present the event Juneteenth: Art in the Park which takes place on Saturday, June 19, 2010 from noon to 4pm in Fort Dupont

Local business owner merges the arts and recycling as event draw

Seshat Walker is not a novice to the arts and events planning world. Wife to Grammy-nominated music producer and hip-hop lyricist Kokayi, a playwright and a publicist for many local acts including singer Tamara Wellons, Walker has worked for years

Highlights of May, the National Month to Prevent Teen Pregnancy in DC

This month, more than 200 national organizations in the health, entertainment, education, faith and media fields, and nearly 30 state and local organizations partnered to promote and support the 9th annual National Day to Prevent Teen Pregnancy which

Fight childhood obesity this weekend at Community Health and Wellness Day

According to the Center for Disease Control, childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years. Children aged 6 to 11 years have shown an average increase in obesity numbers of over 10% since 1980. While obesity is the result of too few

The General Store Inc. offers a swap meet for fashionistas this weekend

Fashionistas all over the DC area are finding alternatives to saving money while continuing to dress in style. This weekend, entrepreneur Seshat Walker, owner of the company The General Store, Inc. will be presenting the space and time for such activity

Medical marijuana in DC will be available soon if Congress does not veto

On Tuesday, the DC City Council voted unanimously on David Catania's proposal to allow doctors to prescribe marijuana for people suffering from the symptoms of HIV, glaucoma, cancer and other diseases cited as being a "lasting disease."

Bank on DC program aims to help the underserved get a checking account

DC's Mayor Adrian Fenty announced this week the partnership known as "Bank on DC" which aims to help  at least 10, 000 of the 235, 000 District residents without checking accounts garner their own checking account and learn valuable

Oil spill impacts seafood prices in DC

Restaurants like Georgia Brown's on 15th St., NW here in DC who serve dishes with gulf shrimp and other seafood items will likely be impacted by the widespread damage to ocean wildlife after the deadly oil rig explosion that took place in the

Mayoral candidate forum in DC tonight

Today, ANC 8E in Ward 8 will be hosting its first mayoral candidate forum of the year with almost all of the mayoral candidates but the current mayor Adrian Fenty expected to be in the house. As of press time, DC mayoral candidates Vincent Gray, Ernest

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