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Vincent Cohen Steps Down as U.S. Attorney for D.C.

Vincent H. Cohen Jr. announced Thursday that he is resigning as acting United States Attorney for the District of Columbia on Oct. 18.

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The Clarice Gets 'Intimate'

Award-Winning Play Arrives at UMD for 1-Week Run

The twist and turns of the stage production "Intimate Apparel" is set to play out during a week-long run at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center on the campus of the University of Maryland in College Park.

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New Tool Helps Blacks Fight Breast Cancer

One in eight women will be diagnosed in her lifetime with breast cancer. And for African-American women, instances of death are higher, with a survival rate that is the least of any racial or ethnic community.

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Journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins Genius Grant

You may refer to journalist Ta-Nehisi Coates as "Genius Coates" or "Sir Genius."

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Joint Center Revived and Stronger

Black Think-Tank Maintains Its Political Presence

Reports of the demise of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies have been greatly exaggerated.

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Maxine Waters Seeking Wage Gap Solutions

Congresswoman Maxine Waters has long been out front on finding solutions to the ever-widening wealth gap in America that has resulted in devastating realities for African Americans and other minorities.

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JESSE JACKSON: Alabama's New Jim Crow Far From Subtle

In Alabama, 50 years after Selma, voting rights are once more under assault.

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'Thriller in Manila,' 40 Years Later: Remembering Classic Ali-Frazier Bout

Thursday marked the 40th anniversary of the epic "Thriller in Manila" between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier, which is lauded as one of the greatest moments in sports history and was a worldwide cultural event at the time.

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Local Issachah Savage Making History in Opera

Tenor and former longtime Southeast Washington, D.C., resident Issachah Savage returns to the region Saturday as the National Philharmonic presents a special one-time performance of Wagner's Rienzi, a concert opera featuring Savage at the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda.

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Is Gentrification Breeding Homicide?

D.C. Council, Officials Seeking Answers

Body cameras for police officers may do a lot of good, including helping to strengthen relations between District residents and the Metropolitan Police Department. However, it's still debatable as to whether this tool will affect the alarming rise in deadly crime.

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