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Madame Tussands Hosts Third Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Originally published April 16, 2014

In celebration of Easter and a White House tradition started by the 19th President of the United States, Rutherford B. Hayes, The President’s Gallery at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C. is hosting its third annual Easter Egg Hunt by offering a fun and educational “eggs-ploration” through American history on April 19 from 7:30 am – 9:30 am..more More Arrow
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‘Tour de Cookie’ to Benefit Tree House Child Assessment Center.
- Join cyclists of all ages at the second annual Tree House Tour de Cookie, a 12- or 40-mile bicycle ride on May 3 to benefit the Tree House Child Assessment Center. The Tree House Tour de Cookie is hosted by the Universities at Shady Grove.more More Arrow


Amaris Jackson receives teammate’s John Wall’s jersey following the team’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
- The Washington Wizards recently partnered with Make-who served as a Howard A-Wish® Mid-Atlantic to help grant the wish of 10-year-old Wizards fan Amaris Jackson.more More Arrow


Renowned Howard University Political Scientist Ronald Walters.
- Leading African-American scholars spoke about the influence of political scientist Ronald Walters and shared insight about how he viewed Black politics before his death in 2010 at a campus symposium on April 7.more More Arrow


Rev. Dr. Albert Louis Patterson Jr.
- He was revered as one of the greats within the African-American church; the ‘Godfather’ of expository preaching. Loved and admired by many nationwide, the Rev. Dr. Albert Louis Patterson Jr. was more than just a preacher; he was an educator and a beacon for knowledge, wisdom and kindness.more More Arrow


United Negro College Fund (UNCF) annual Masked Ball.
- D.C.’s civic, business and education notables gathered March 27 as the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) held its annual Masked Ball, this year celebrating the UNCF’s seven decades of service in the name of Blacks in higher education.more More Arrow


Throngs of people stroll the Tidal Basin in Washington, Friday, April 11, 2014, to enjoy the blossoming cherry trees. Washington's famous cherry blossom trees reached peak bloom Thursday, just in time to provide a colorful finale to the city's spring festival, the National Park Service said.
- WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade and a Japanese street festival are bringing Washington's springtime festival to a close as the cherry blossom trees are in full bloom.more More Arrow


UNCF President Michael Lomax Deplores Changes in Parents Plus loans.
- WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For the first time in 42 years, the United Negro College Fund has altered its signature phrase. Now, a mind is not only “a terrible thing to waste,” but “a wonderful thing to invest in.”more More Arrow


Orrin C. Hudson, center, is on a mission to help a million inner city youth. He teaches them how to make better decisions in life via the game of chess.
- Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) -- LaSalle-Backus Education Campus principal Dr. Deborah A. Cox took an unusual step for her northeast D.C. students, inviting a chess champion to her school to use the game to provide some special lessons.more More Arrow


Businesswoman
- Stephanie Poplar launched her nonprofit formation and public relations business four years ago, seeking the autonomy entrepreneurship offers.more More Arrow


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