Stacy M. Brown

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Minority Teachers Abandon Classrooms

Blacks, Latino Educators Find other Professions

Minorities are significantly underrepresented in public schools, despite the fact that the number of black and Latino students have increased.

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Sentencing Guidelines Drop for Drug Offenses

46,000 Could Be Eligible for Early Release

Reducing federal prison terms for drug traffickers currently incarcerated has excited a population that had all but given up hope.

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Wizards Sign Paul Pierce

Former Finals MVP Inks 2-Year Deal

With the balance of power suddenly shifting in the NBA’s Eastern Conference, the Washington Wizards have seized upon an opportunity to elevate the franchise’s championship hopes.

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Bed Sharing Linked to SIDS

Researchers Seek to Reduce Infant Mortality Rates

New research by officials at the American Academy of Pediatrics in Northwest has revealed that bed-sharing remains an important factor in sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), particularly among younger infants.

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Fade to Black: NCAA Demonstrates Biased Hiring Practices

The lack of African-American head coaches at NCAA Division I basketball programs remain a hot-button topic around water coolers nationwide.

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'Half of a Yellow Sun' Debuts

Movie Opens in Nigeria, Available Domestically on DVD

The Nigerian government will finally allow its citizens to see what Americans and others have called one of the unsung movies of the year.

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Mental Health Officials Slam J. Crew

Claim New Zero Size Promotes Unhealthy Habits

J. Crew officials created a buzz this month by introducing a new size, XXXS, or, Triple 000.

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Report Reveals Characteristics of Uninsured Minorities

Despite the positive experiences and the advances made by the Affordable Care Act, African-Americans and Latinos still represent the largest portion of the country's uninsured population.

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Returning Citizens Seek a Second Chance

Former Inmates, Prosecutors and Others Favor 'Ban the Box' Law

As a returning citizen, Southeast resident Cliff Wallace said there are two concerns that stay at the forefront of his mind: finding a job and reclaiming his name.

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D.C. Residents Tune In for World Cup

Record Number of Viewers for Soccer Tournament

Curiosity got the best of Chance Dominguez and Arianna Soto, so the avid soccer fans abandoned their original plans and headed to Freedom Plaza where Mayor Vincent Gray played host to a World Cup watch party.

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