Stacy M. Brown

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Frederick Hopes to Increase HU Graduation Rate

New President Places Matriculation High Atop Agenda

The path to the presidency of Howard University had been mapped out a long time ago for Wayne A.I. Frederick.

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Health Screenings Vital to Black Men

African-Americans More Prone to Prostate Cancer

As Prostate Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close, health officials in the metropolitan area have continued to work overtime to spread the message in the African-American community that prostate screenings count as an important first step in combating the deadly disease.

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Howard Ranks Among Top HBCUs

For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has published a poll measuring the quality of the undergraduate education at historically black colleges and universities. And, for the eighth consecutive year, Howard University ranked second among the 69 schools surveyed in the magazine.

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Nationals Seek Postseason Glory

Washington Hopes to Bring Home Championship

October baseball has returned to the nation's capital and, after fulfilling the hopes of spring, the Washington Nationals are now on a mission to fulfill the promise of a fall to remember.

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Remembering the Ali-Foreman 'Rumble in the Jungle'

Classic Match Recalled 40 Years Later

It's been 40 years since the famous "Rumble in the Jungle," the much-hyped and celebrated clash between an aging Ali — whose signature line, "float like a butterfly and sting like a bee," remains iconic — and George Foreman, a fearsome and undefeated young bear of a champion.

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Gladys Knight to Perform in D.C.

Legendary Singer Plans Concert at Warner Theatre

There’s only one Motown, and a surefire way for District-area residents to find that out would be to attend the upcoming concert by the legendary Gladys Knight at the Warner Theatre in Northwest.

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NFL Commissioner Under Fire

Goodell Still Enjoys Support of Redskins, Fans

While many fans of the Ravens sported Ray Rice jerseys at the team’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sept. 11 in Baltimore, embattled NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has received similar support along the I-95 corridor from Landover to Virginia.

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Discrimination, Hostile Environment Alleged At FEMA

Employees Say They Need Permission to Use Restroom

Hundreds of workers at the Federal Emergency Management Agency say they're underpaid and harassed because of their race or gender, and some employees allege that conditions are so bad they need permission to go to the restroom.

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Gallery Owners Celebrate Washington Informer, Festival

H Street Events Include Newspaper's 50th Anniversary Exhibit

Life on H Street has been different for Steve Hessler and his wife, Mary Ellen Vehlow, the owners of Gallery O on H in Northeast.

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Bill Cosby's Art Collection Headed to Smithsonian

Comedian, Wife to Share Special Exhibit

America's favorite TV dad has become one of the Smithsonian's newest benefactors.

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