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Pride Month: D.C. celebrates with a march and advocates for equality

As Pride Month continues across America, thousands flooded the streets of D.C. on a spectacular, sun-drenched day on Saturday, June 8, to celebrate the...

Juneteenth events in the DMV: NBA 2K tournament, concerts, and more

Looking for somewhere to take the kids? Check out the NBA 2K League tournament happening at District E this Thursday! Expect a loud, and...

“Topdog/Underdog” at Round House Theatre extended until June 30

“Topdog/Underdog” has been relevant since its off-Broadway premiere in 2001. It is a tale of two African American brothers who barely make it individually...

Howard University revokes Diddy’s honorary degree over allegations

The Howard University Board of Trustees on Friday set aside an honorary degree given to music and business entrepreneur and former student Sean “Diddy”...

Met Fest: Esports, tech, and STEM for underrepresented youth

The first annual Met Fest convention took place Saturday at the Entertainment and Sports Arena, also home to the WNBA’s Washington Mystics. The event...

Artist Chidi Ononuju promotes diversity through African art

Chidi Ononuju, a Nigerian-born artist, is not just the founder and curator of the African World Art Gallery in Northwest D.C. His passion for...

Unveiling of ‘The Sixth’ documentary on Jan. 6 Capitol events

In a moving gathering of survivors and spectators, a select group of invitees congregated at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema in Northeast D.C. on Monday....

Step Afrika! celebrates 30 years of promoting African American art

A graduate of Howard University and member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, C. Brian Williams first fell in love with the art of stepping...

Taraji Henson’s Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation tackles mental health

When DMV native and Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson founded the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) about six years ago, she had no idea...

Roots Picnic 2024: A celebration of unity and music

Kicking off Black Music Month on June 1 and June 2, more than 30,000 people flocked to the grounds of Philadelphia’s West Fairmount Park,...

Artificial Intelligence and AI rights: TolumiDE’s advocacy for artists

Tolu “TolumiDE” Yeboah, a Nigerian singer-songwriter and governor of the Recording Academy Washington, D.C., chapter, is on a mission to advocate for artists’ rights...

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