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Deltas Converge on Nation’s Capital

By Stacy M. Brown for the Washington Informer More than 40,000 members of Delta Sigma Theta, the largest African-American Greek-lettered sorority in the world, are expected to arrive in the District on Thursday, July 11, to hel...
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DC: House’s Bill Cuts Funding and Includes Anti-Abortion Provisions

By the Washington Informer A House Appropriations Committee released a fiscal 2014 spending bill Tuesday that eliminates $40 million of federal funding earmarked for the District. The $17 billion bill provides annual funding fo...
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Eleanor Holmes Norton Recruits Allies in D.C. Riders’ Fight

By James Wright for the Washington Informer D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) has gotten the support of several influential advocacy and grassroots organizations as she fights amendments to District appropriation bills – kn...
by The Washington Informer
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Report: Former D.C. Council Member Brown Caught in Federal Bribery Sting

By the Washington Informer Former D.C. Councilman Michael Brown was caught Thursday in a sting operation by the FBI, according to WUSA (Channel 9). Brown has agreed to plead guilty to at least one count of bribery, WUSA report...
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Frederick Douglass Statue to be Unveiled in U.S. Capitol on Juneteenth

On Wednesday, June 19, a statue of famous abolitionist Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) will be unveiled in the in the United States Capitol Visitor Center at a ceremony.  After escaping slavery, Douglass became a leader of th...
by Lauren Victoria Burke
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Georgetown’s Black House Celebrates 40 Years

By Angel Mills n air of excitement fills campus, as 10 students stand outside of Georgetown University President, Timothy Healy’s office demanding that more minority students be accepted into the school and a support system b...
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Black Veterans Request Proclamation for Buffalo Soldier

By Dorothy Rowley for the Washington Informer In a letter to President Barack Obama, the National Coalition of Black Veterans Organizations (NCBVO) asks that during the celebration of Black History Month in February– a pr...
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Presidential Vehicles to Display ‘Taxation Without Representation’ Plates

By the Washington Informer District of Columbia Mayor Vincent C. Gray has expressed gratitude to President Barack Obama for agreeing to place D.C.’s “Taxation without Representation” license plates on his offi...
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