Stacy M. Brown

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New Tool for Alzheimer's Could Prove Vital

Researchers recently developed a symptom checklist that could help detect the outset of Alzheimer's disease and aid earlier diagnosis.

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Back to School: Tips for Shaking Out the Cobwebs

Parents, education experts and others have outlined back-to-school checklists for the 2016-17 year.

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One Man's Campaign for Union Inclusion for Minorities

Keith Bullock Picks Up Mantle of King, SCLC

Keith Bullock, a southeast D.C. resident and bus driver, is campaigning for one of the top five leadership positions in the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689, which represents operators, clerical, paratransit and maintenance workers of the Washington D.C. Area Transit.

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Donors, Sponsors Pony Up for African-American Museum

Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is set to open Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

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Black Press Columnist Wins Playwright Award

"My Big Phat Ghetto Fabule$$ Wedding," Ursula Battle's exciting play about what happens when a reversal of fortune causes a couple's expensive dream wedding to turn into a beer-budget nightmare, is among the journalist and writer's many works that helped her earn the 2016 Newsome Award for Playwright of the Year.

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Bonds Endorses Grosso, White for At-Large Council Seats

At-large D.C. Council member and D.C. Democratic Party Chair Anita Bonds formally endorsed the candidacies of fellow Council member David Grosso and Robert White, Democratic nominees for two other at-large seats on the council.

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GOP New Hires Ready to Court Black Vote

Despite — or perhaps because of — unprecedented poor polling numbers in the African-American community, Republicans have ramped up their effort to court Black voters.

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Helping Black, Latino Students in STEM Era

Eleven D.C. schools are participating in an extended-year calendar program that allows students more reading and mathematics studies during summer months.

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Closing the Achievement Gap in D.C. Schools

As D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson prepares to exit in October, there remain obvious achievement gaps between white and African-American and wealthy and poor students.

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Rev. Barber Moving Forward, Before and After DNC

Rev. William Barber II hasn't always held the national spotlight, but once he got it at the DNC convention, he made the most of it.

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