Stacy M. Brown

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'Selma' Film Reaches Young and Old

"Selma" has become a hot talking point for African-Americans who lived during the tumultuous civil rights era and young blacks who still know very little about Martin Luther King Jr.

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Johns Hopkins Hosts Emotional MLK Commemoration

When it comes to celebrating and remembering Martin Luther King Jr., the Johns Hopkins University community certainly counts among those who routinely capture perfectly the legacy of the late civil rights icon.

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Biden Joins Bowser in Anacostia

VP, Mayor Discuss Clean Rivers Project

A $2.6 billion Clean Rivers Project in Anacostia got the attention of the nation's second-highest office on Friday.

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Remembering Alex Haley's 'Roots'

As Scholar, Students Debate Relevance, Reboot Scheduled

"Roots," an enormous best-seller when first published in 1976, achieved an extraordinary level of cultural salience when ABC’s television adaptation of the book aired on eight consecutive nights beginning on Jan. 20, 1977.

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Tax ID Theft Highlights Major Scam

Government Officials Warn Consumers

One of the most pervasive scams related to identity theft is an ongoing telephone scam where taxpayers receive calls from scammers who purport to be tax agents from the Internal Revenue Service.

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Winter Storm Facts Could Save Motorists

Experts Provide Tips for Those Stuck in Cars

Heavy snowstorms, dangerous ice and some altogether rough driving conditions are a part of the norm, particularly of late in the D.C. region. And, for the unfortunate motorist, it could also mean unforeseen time stuck inside an automobile.

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Prince Jackson Recording with Justin Beiber

King of Pop's Son Picking Up Torch

Michael Jackson's oldest son doesn't turn 18 until next month, but he's already living an R-rated life.

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D.C. Priest Stands By Bill Cosby

Rev. Dianda Performed Comedian's Marriage Ceremony

The Rev. Carl Dianda remembers well the soft-spoken and intelligent girl named Camille Hanks who attended St. Cyprian Elementary-Middle School in Southeast Washington D.C., and a makeshift Catholic Church a few miles away in Olney, Maryland.

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One Million Could Lose Food Stamps

The economy has continued to improve since the dark days of the economic recession that wreaked havoc on the nation beginning in 2007. But with good news comes a depressing thought for many who rely on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP.

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Former D.C. Cop Has Many Treasures

William S. Keyes, a 93-year-old man who once served as a D.C. police officer and also served in World War II, has built an amazing museum on the grounds of his modest home.

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