Stacy M. Brown

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Sebelius Resignation Gets Mixed Reviews

Questions Still Plague Rollout, Particularly for African-Americans

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has resigned her post, leaving behind some unanswered questions about the Affordable Care Act, particularly from African-Americans, many of whom remain perplexed over the law.

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Wizards Chase NBA Glory

Wall, Beal Help Wrap Up Postseason Push, Seek Title

It's playoffs time in the nation's capital and the Washington Wizards and their fans are now getting a taste of what team officials promised when they selected John Wall with the top pick in the 2010 NBA draft.

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Parade, Concerts and Fireworks Highlight Emancipation Day

Al Sharpton, Dick Gregory, Chuck D, Other Celebs Join District Festivities

For D.C. Council member Vincent Orange, there’s not one day on the calendar this year that’s more important than April 16.

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Cherry Blossom Queen Recalls Her Coronation

It may have been a stunning turn of events for most at the National Cherry Blossom Festival, but in 1970 when a 20-year-old District resident became the first black princess, many around the country took note.

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Local Organization Honored for Work on Center

USA Today Weekend reported that Playworks, a nonprofit organization in Southeast, has been selected as a recipient of its annual "Make A Difference Day" campaign.

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Local Group, Prodigy March in Cherry Blossom Parade

For Steve Langley, Chris Hunter and Troy Edler, there's little pressure in performing before a television audience and the thousands who are expected to attend the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade.

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Interfaith Golf Tournament Officials Battle Hunger

Fifth Annual Event to Raise Funds for Food Bank

Several area ministers, many who enjoy the game of golf, are hoping to score a hole-in-one for hunger.

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Howard U. Celebrates Centennial of Music Department

Jazz Concert and Events Mark Milestone Anniversary

Hugh Masekela will join pianist and educator Geri Allen and Howard University’s award-winning vocal jazz ensemble and former NBC television’s “Sing Off” contestants Traces of Blue in an alumni concert at Cramton Auditorium in Northwest on April 7.

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Ysaye Barnwell to Honor Marian Anderson

Former 'Sweet Honey in the Rock' Member Writes Musical Composition

When presented the invitation to join forces with the Washington, D.C.-based a capella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock, Dr. Ysaye Barnwell, a native New Yorker, said a music career wasn't exactly something she had in mind.

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UDC Stages Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Residents and school officials said the National Cherry Blossom Festival has brought new found recognition to the University of the District of Columbia and its participation has served to bolster its status inside the District, where universities such as Georgetown, George Washington, Howard and American command the bulk of attention.

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