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7 hrs ago | National Public Radio

For One Recent College Grad In D.C., Job Interviews Are Dead Ends

All summer we're focusing on out-of-work youth and how they're getting by. 21-year-old Sarai Johnson graduated from Howard University in May. She says she's learned to swallow her pride when it comes to doing certain jobs.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Examiner.com

Chuck Brown new music Beautiful Life set for August 19th release

In late 2011, Chuck Brown began recording what would ultimately be his final musical gift to his fans, Beautiful Life.

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Related Topix: Chuck Brown, Funk

Hampton Roads Daily Press

An old group's new beginning

The Unifics, from left, Bruce Justice, Ned Harris, Garrett Hall and Charlie Lockhart sing during a rehearsal in preparation for their upcoming concert with new members.

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Related Topix: Newport News, VA, Music, Entertainment

Time

Attorney General Eric Holder to Oppose Data-Driven Sentencing

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder speaks during an event to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act at Howard University in Washington on July 15, 2014 Citing concerns about equal justice in sentencing, Attorney General Eric Holder has decided to oppose certain statistical tools used in determining jail time, putting the Obama ... (more)

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Related Topix: Prison

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Pasadena/San Gabriel Valley Journal News

Dorothy Buchanan Wilson Installed as Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority International President

July 17, 2014 -- Dorothy Buckhanan Wilson of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, a business executive, was installed as the 2014-2018 International President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated , an international service organization that was founded on the campus of Howard University in Washington, D.C. in 1908.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Sororities, Alpha Kappa Alpha, Milwaukee, WI, African-American

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Elkridge resident travels abroad for college STEM research project

Linda Ogwuazor, a Howard University student from Elkridge, packed her bags and boarded a flight to summer school this month.

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Related Topix: Elkridge, MD, Howard County, MD

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Thomas Fauntleroy, the last of the original Unifics, talks about why he stopped performing

When Al Johnson died last fall, it left a hole in the Unifics, the soul vocal group Johnson founded as a student at Howard University in the 1960s.

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Related Topix: Newport News, VA, Entertainment

Channel3000

Chadwick Boseman Get On Up

Chadwick Boseman is getting early Oscar buzz for his portrayal of James Brown in "Get on Up."

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Related Topix: Get On Up, Chadwick Boseman, The Express, World News, Oxfordshire County, England, United Kingdom, Television, Entertainment, Drama

Chronicle.com

Howard U., Oakland U., and Texas A&M's Cyclotron Institute Name New Leaders

Wayne A.I. Frederick, who became Howard University's interim president last October, was appointed to the post permanently in July.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, College of Charleston, Oakland University, Kalamazoo College, Texas A&M University

Cape Gazette

St. George's Episcopal Chapel to host revival Aug. 8-10

Many people think they know what a revival is, but they've never experienced one.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, Harbeson, DE, Anglican

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chronicle.com

Howard U., Oakland U., and Texas A&M's Cyclotron Institute Name New Leaders

Wayne A.I. Frederick, who became Howard University's interim president last October, was appointed to the post permanently in July.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, College of Charleston, Oakland University, Kalamazoo College, Texas A&M University

Cape Gazette

St. George's Episcopal Chapel to host revival Aug. 8-10

Many people think they know what a revival is, but they've never experienced one.

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Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, Harbeson, DE, Anglican

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Switched

Celebrating Women of the Post-War Era Through Photographs

The Los Angeles Public Library has been the custodian of the photo collection from the Valley Times newspaper for over 30 years, since receiving it as part of the donation from the Security Pacific National Bank in 1981.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), North Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Van Nuys (Los Angeles, CA), North-Hollywood, CA

Examiner.com

Bethesda Blues & Jazz announces the return of Joe Clair & Friends

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club is hosting WHUR's radio host, Joe Clair & Friends featuring Nikki Carr, straight from NBC's popular show, "Last Comic Standing", and local Washingtonian favorites Tony Woods and Eddie Bryant on Wednesday, July 26, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Did you know? Bethesda Blues & Jazz, located in the heart of Bethesda, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Jon Reep, Reality TV, Bethesda, MD

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Black Enterprise

Call Him 'Mr. Classic': New York Urban League Names New Ambassador

Political fundraiser Mike Muse has been named The New York Urban League's first-ever "Mr. Classic."

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WTOP-FM Washington

Biggest party colleges in each state are ranked

If you're looking for a good time, chances are it can be had at the homes of the Duke Dogs and Terrapins.

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Related Topix: James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, George Washington University, UC Santa Barbara

Metro

NEWBlogSomeone actually gave Pitbull a university degree

Roxy Music's Bryan Ferry earned his honorary doctorate for music from Newcastle University for over forty years worth of service to the music industry this month.

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Related Topix: University of Tennessee

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hampton Roads Daily Press

Best-selling author Omar Tyree comes to Hampton Saturday

New York Times best-selling author Omar Tyree comes to Hampton Saturday to discuss his new book about former Washington, D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Jr. "Mayor for Life" is Tyree's latest non-fiction venture.

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Related Topix: Journalism, African-American, Activism, Mississippi, Entertainment

City Paper

The Blackbyrds' Kevin Toney Has a New Partner in Song: His Daughter

Some people believe "Rock Creek Park" is the official song of Washington, D.C. - or, at least, that it should be.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Rock Creek Park, US National Parks, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, John Coltrane, Black Entertainment, Music, Entertainment

The Washington Post

8 facts about D.C. traffic accidents

Traffic is seen where I-395 and Route 1 merge into the 14th Street bridge into Washington.

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Related Topix: Anacostia (Washington, DC), Washington, DC, US Politics, US News

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