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BOOK REVIEW: 'All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom' by Angela Johnson, Illustrated by E.B. Lewis

Tomorrow morning, when you wake up, everything will be changed.

Millennials Flex Their Muscle

Thousands of people converged on the District last week eager to network, recognize the philanthropic efforts of their peers, and flesh out the narrative about their generation.

D.C. Orchestra Unlikely Mix, Excites Audiences

There aren’t many ways to describe the unlikely coming together of Chuck Brown, "The Godfather of Go-Go," and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

Lil' Kim Becomes a Mom

Lil' Kim, rap's self-proclaimed "Queen Bee," has become a mom for the first time at age 38.

D.C. Gospel Choir Honored at Awards Ceremony

The Washington Performing Arts Men and Women of the Gospel Choir was honored Wednesday by the Choralis Foundation at an awards ceremony in Virginia.

BET's Centric Network to Air Marian Anderson Doc

BET's Centric network will air a documentary celebrating the life and career of legendary contralto Marian Anderson, the first black singer to perform at the Metropolitan Opera.

BOOK REVIEW: 'The Wealth Choice: Success Secrets of Black Millionaires' by Dennis Kimbro

You work hard, you reach for your dreams, but you still can't seem to catch a break — which means you're doing it all wrong, says Dennis Kimbro in his new book "The Wealth Choice."

Marvin Gaye Tribute at Lincoln Theatre

The legacy of Marvin Gaye remains legendary.

National Museum of African Art Celebrates Milestone

After 50 years, the Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art continues to inspire conversations about the beauty, power, and diversity of the arts around the world.

Ruben Studdard, Lalah Hathaway to Headline Concert at Howard Theatre

Lalah Hathaway and Ruben Studdard are treating District area fans to a concert at the historic Howard Theatre in Northwest on June 12 as part of the duo's "Meant to Be" tour.

'Arsenio' Cancelled after One Season

"The Arsenio Hall Show" has been canceled after one season due to low ratings.

Apple Buys Dr. Dre's Beats for $3B

Make room, Oprah — another black billionaire in the U.S. could be on the way.

Maya Angelou's Love of Life, Talent Remembered

Friends and colleagues lauded the late Maya Angelou, who danced, acted, belted out songs, penned soaring poetry and captivating novels that chronicled some of the horrors of her young life and her ability to rise above circumstances that might have ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Sugar' by Jewell Parker Rhodes

A lot can happen in a year, especially when everything else changes, too. In the book "Sugar" by Jewell Parker Rhodes, it happens even faster with history behind it to push.

Mosley Brings Readers New Protagonist

Walter Mosley knew he'd found his calling at age 34 when after working as a computer programmer and holding other jobs, he wrote his first novel.