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Here's What You Need to Know About Ben Carson's Plan to Have His Black Card Permanently Revoked

Submitted to iMWiL! by Africa Jackson

Though most political conversation on social media is saturated with wholly unproductive anti-Trump rhetoric, Uncle Ben is out here on a sunken place parade and we need to pay closer attention. 833 more words

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POPLAR POINT WAS THE SITE OF A POPULIST REVOLUTION

Today, Poplar Point is known mostly as a polluted stretch of empty land along the Anacostia that always seems like it’s on the brink of being developed… 685 more words

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Our Humble Howard Road Abode

Shortly after Kay and I met (that story is for another blog post!) and began dating we knew that we’d be spending forever together – we were sure of it. 349 more words

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Mother of Four Builds Her Own Home Using Youtube Tutorials     One of my friends from childhood builds houses for a living and he says it’s like homemade peanut butter; once you realize how easy it is to make by yourself, you’ll never pay for pre-made again. 180 more words

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DC NEIGHBORHOODS THAT SHOULD BE RENAMED ASAP (AND A FEW THAT SHOULDN'T)

Demi Moore’s real name is Demetria Guynes.  I only mention it to prove that branding does actually matter, and why would neighborhoods be any exception?  Renaming neighborhoods isn’t a new thing in the District;  Columbia Heights was originally known as “Pleasant Plains” or “Cowtown.”  (The latter being arguably the worst neighborhood name I’ve ever heard, ever.)  And “NoMa” was only invented a few years ago, but we’ll get to that below. 885 more words

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Weekend East City Event Round Up: December 8–December 10

EMULSION 2017

East City Art’s Fourth Annual Regional Juried Exhibition

Deadline: January 9, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.

The annual juried competition will be held at the 5,000 square foot PEPCO Edison gallery in downtown DC.   694 more words