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BOOK REVIEW: 'Body of Truth' by Harriet Brown

In the new book "Body of Truth" by Harriet Brown, you'll see that everything you thought you knew about weight may be a big fat lie.

A Unique Earth Day Celebration

Thousands gathered in Southeast to celebrate Earth Day's 45th anniversary during an event that featured local artists, entrepreneurs and more than a dozen hip-hop and R&B acts.

Photographer Sets Sights on Anacostia's Waters

When Bruce McNeil travels abroad — to Ghana, China or Quebec — his destinations have one thing in common: there’s a river nearby.

Stevie Wonder Wows Baltimore on 'Key of Life' Tour

A packed house witnessed the musical virtuosity of one Stevland Hardaway Morris during his recent performance at the Royal Farms Arena in downtown Baltimore.

BOOK REVIEW: 'One Night' by Eric Jerome Dickey

It was only supposed to be a one-night stand. But she wasn't being entirely truthful with him. And he definitely wasn't telling her everything, either…

'American Ride' Films in D.C.

He's big and scruffy, but many who've watched his television show "American Ride" will attest that the charismatic Stan Ellsworth is a brawn with Ivy League intellect.

Thousands Flood National Mall for Earth Day

Great music, great weather and the best ticket price in town — free — brought thousands of people from across the region and even across the Atlantic Ocean to the National Mall to celebrate Earth Day as they listened to ...

BOOK REVIEW: 'Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson' by CAP Saucier

For a sharp child with her head in the stars, "Explore the Cosmos like Neil deGrasse Tyson" is pretty cosmic.

Olympic Protest, BLM Movement: Same Struggle

When Knox College's Ariyana Smith lay on a basketball game for 4.5 minutes before the start of the game against Fontbonne University in Clayton, Missouri, last November, she was following in what is now an established tradition of the activist/athlete.

'Selma' Director, Cinematographer Receive Robeson Awards

The director and the cinematographer of "Selma," the film of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and African-Americans' struggle to win the vote in the South that won an Oscar and was nominated for another, were honored by Howard University ...

Filmfest DC Returns, Overcomes Financial Hurdles

It's back. And, Tony Gittens, Filmfest DC founder and director, says it's better than ever.

Nile Project Arrives To Educate, Entertain

Founded on the belief that music can change perceptions and inspire action, The Nile Project brings together 27 musicians from the 11 different countries along the Nile to encourage dialogue about sustainability in the Nile basin.

Sneaker Con Returns to D.C.

Sneaker Con, the greatest sneaker show on Earth, will bring sneaker lovers together to buy, sell, trade and learn how to turn their passion into profit.

BOOK REVIEW: 'Reach: 40 Black Men Speak on Living, Leading, and Succeeding'

You've been looking at your life and everything around you, and that's the question you've been asking: what next? What will you do with the rest of your days? In the new book "Reach," you may find some guidance.

Greatest Band You Never Knew: Incognito Brings the Funk at the Howard

The band, now approaching three-plus decades of recording and touring, has a loyal following that sells out concerts in the United States and abroad.