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  • Haile Gerima’s Classic Film ‘Sankofa’ Is Now on Netflix Thanks to Ava DuVernay
    by Daniella Byck on September 24, 2021 at 3:37 pm

    A restored version of DC-based filmmaker Haile Gerima’s 1993 feature Sankofa is available to watch on Netflix starting today. The cinematic work is a narrative of remembrance and resistance, mostly focused on the stories of enslaved people on a Southern plantation. Director Ava DuVernay’s […]

  • DC Police Officers Charged in Connection With Karon Hylton-Brown’s Death
    by Daniella Byck on September 24, 2021 at 1:21 pm

    An officer and a lieutenant in the Metropolitan Police Department have been charged in connection with the death of 20-year-old Karon Hylton-Brown, according to a statement from the US Attorney’s Office for DC. Hylton-Brown, who being pursued by police while riding a moped, was killed when he was […]

  • Could DC Really Be the Best City for Dating?
    by Daniella Byck on September 24, 2021 at 11:59 am

    A report released Wednesday by housing website Apartment List has crowned DC the best city for singles. The survey looked at 100 cities, measuring their potential for romancing through four metrics: dating satisfaction, social satisfaction, dating affordability, and percentage of singles. Insights […]

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  • Alleged assault of female Fort Bliss service member by Afghan evacuees prompts FBI investigation
    by Joseph Clark on September 24, 2021 at 10:21 pm

    The FBI is investigating an allegation that a group of male Afghan evacuees being housed at Fort Bliss in New Mexico assaulted a female service member stationed at the base. The service member who reported the incident was supporting a Department of Homeland Security initiative to assist evacuated […]

  • 2-month-old migrant dies in mother's arms after journey across border
    by Stephen Dinan on September 24, 2021 at 9:33 pm

    An infant girl died after being carried by her mother across the border, Homeland Security announced Friday, adding to this year’s soaring death toll. The 2-month-old Honduran girl was part of a large group of migrants Border Patrol agents found near Rio Grande City, Texas. When apprehended, the […]

  • Democrats, GOP barrel toward a government shutdown
    by Haris Alic on September 24, 2021 at 6:11 pm

    Republicans and Democrats are once again careening toward a government shutdown and credit default. The showdown is set Monday when Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer has scheduled an initial vote on a short-term funding measure to keep the government afloat and suspend the debt limit for a […]


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