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Bison Ball: The Rose That Grew From Concrete 

After many weeks of debating whether or not to attend, your girl bit the bullet and went to Bison Ball. Bison Ball is like college prom for us Howard University Students. 178 more words

Paul Pierce speaks The Truth

Last night, the Washington Wizards were able to grab a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Toronto Raptors. Tomorrow, they’ll look to complete their first postseason series sweep in franchise history. 477 more words


How will YOU #BringChange this World Malaria Day?

On Saturday, people across the globe will join together to honor World Malaria Day. The goal is to raise awareness about a disease that puts half the world’s population at risk and kills half a million children each year. 136 more words


Sundays With Strangers

Sometimes I get confused about what approach I should be using when I pick open houses to write about.  Should I employ the “literary” approach, ie finding redemption in banality?  486 more words

Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.

My apologies readers, I had a busy week of travel and didn’t have the chance to post. Two weekends ago, I had the pleasure of visiting Washington, D.C. 282 more words


Ledroit Park

 Ledroit Park is arguably DC’s most beautiful neighborhood and was also, believe it or not, the city’s first suburb.  It was founded in 1873 by businessman Amzi Barber, who named his new development after his father-in-law, a breathtaking kiss-up that was undercut by the fact that he misspelled his name.   955 more words

1965: Civil Rights at 50

1965: Civil Rights at 50, this exhibit is featured at the Museum on 6th St. and Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC. This exhibit is heart wrenching as it explores the dramatic civil rights events of 1965, from the historic march from Selma to Montgomery Ala., to the singing of the Voting Rights Acts by President Lyndon Johnson. 85 more words