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3 hrs ago | E! Online

Sean "Diddy" Combs, Howard University Dropout, Faces Backlash as School's Commencement Speaker

Sean "Diddy" Combs is facing a bit of backlash after Howard University announced this week that the rapper will speak at their upcoming commencement ceremony and will also receive an honorary doctorate degree.

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5 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

Sean 'Diddy' Combs' university return causes... Officials at a...

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5 hrs ago | University City Review

John L. Jackson Jr. named Dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at Penn

Penn President Amy Gutmann and Provost Vincent Price today announced that John L. Jackson Jr., the Richard Perry University Professor at the University of Pennsylvania and Senior Advisor for Diversity in the Office of the Provost, has been named dean of Penn's School of Social Policy & Practice.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Government, Anthropology, Science, African-American

8 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

ESSENCE Poll: Should People Who Didn't Graduate Give Commencement Speeches?

Former Howard University student Sean 'Puff Daddy' Combs will be returning to his alma mater next month to deliver the university's commencement speech.

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8 hrs ago | ABC7 Chicago

Michelle Obama to meet with CPS students in DC

A group of Chicago Public School students is heading to Washington, DC Wednesday morning for a trip they'll remember for quite some time.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

10 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

Miley Cyrus hospitalized for allergic reaction - Wed, 16 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. A spokeswoman for the singer said the 21-year-old canceled her performance Tuesday after she was hospitalized for a severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Live! With Kelly and Michael, Entertainment, Television

14 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

Bridal Bliss: Dana and Mike's Maryland Mansion Wedding

Wedding Style: Traditional Elegance/DIY Where Have You Been All My Life? It's always extra special when we find love in unexpected places.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Morgan State University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Washington Post

Milloy: A real Emancipation Day in D.C. would build our traditions rather than spend our money

Okay, time out. This is too embarrassing. When a celebration of "Emancipation Day" depends on the largesse of taxpayers, you need to step back and rethink what emancipation really means.

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Related Topix: African-American, Washington, DC

City Paper

The Needle: Save the PBRs

Chopped House : Mythology Modern Chop House/Lore Lounge is opening on H Street NE next year and wants to start a wave of more upscale eateries and bars in the area.

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Circulation

Prediction of Fetal Hemoglobin in Sickle Cell Anemia Using an...

From the Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA ; Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University, Washington, DC ; Sickle Cell Vascular Disease Section, Hematology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD ; Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, and Vascular ... (more)

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Related Topix: Boston University, Medicine, Hematology, University of Pittsburgh, Genetics

The Washington Post

Sean Combs, Howard dropout, to give commencement speech

Sean Combs attends the Superstars For Sandy Relief Event, on thursday, April 4, 2013 in New York, NY.

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City Paper

The Burning Alto Sax of Steven Garrison

This weekend I had my first encounter with a remarkably lyrical, bottomlessly soulful alto saxophonist right here in D.C., and his name is Steven Garrison .

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Related Topix: Music, Entertainment

Gazette.net

Soul in Motion keeps things moving Saturday in Rockville

In 1984, Michael Friend and his sister Khandi took the stage at Howard University and, under the name Soul in Motion Players, performed works from poets Maya Angelou and James Baldwin.

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Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Poetry, Dance

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The George Towner

Celebrate D.C. Emancipation Day on April 16

On April 16, 1862, President Abraham Lincoln abolished slavery in the District of Columbia.

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Related Topix: District of Columbia Government, Washington DC, African-American, Pennsylvania

WETA-TV Arlington

Muhammad Ali's Speech at Howard University, 1967 a '

The PBS documentary The Trials of Muhammad Ali , which airs on WETA on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 10 p.m. , covers the boxing champ's struggles outside the ring during the tumultuous mid-1960s, when his refusal to serve in the military during the Vietnam War led to him being stripped of his title, and nearly cost him his freedom.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

WTOP-FM Washington

For Emancipation Day, activists gather to talk hip-hop

Wednesday marks D.C.'s 152nd Emancipation Day. On Sunday, the Lincoln Theater was the site of an event marking the occasion.

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Related Topix: Monie Love, Hip-Hop

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Free and Easy: Dana Tai Soon Burgess, D.C. Emancipation Day, Blues Alley Youth Orchestra

From artist Craig Kraft's "Markings: Graffiti From the Ground Zero Blues Club." Go behind the scenes and see how a dance troupe creates a piece when the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company rehearses a work Burgess choreographed in conjunction with the National Portrait Gallery's "Dancing the Dream" exhibition.

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Related Topix: The Orchestra, Big-Band, 42, Silver Spring, MD, World News

The Greenville News

Engagement: Ashley Ann Futrell & Fletcher Nathaniel Smith

They became engaged on Valentine's Day in 2014. The bride-to-be, 30, is a native of Toledo, Ohio.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Toledo, OH, American University

Sat Apr 12, 2014

MLive.com

Flint Central graduate receives fellowship to become U.S. diplomat

Melissa Crawford, 23, never used to think that world issues were important to a city like Flint.

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Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Flint, MI, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), North America Travel, Washington D.C. Travel

Tallahassee Democrat

Eddie Jackson: Engineering school is a vital source of Ph.D.s

One of the most significant outcomes of the FAMU-FSU engineering college has been the steady increase in the number of Florida A&M graduates earning Ph.D.s in engineering.

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Related Topix: Georgia Tech, Spelman College, Florida, Florida Government

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