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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


First Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church.
- First Rising Mt. Zion Baptist Church will be celebrating its 78th Church Anniversary from May 14 to May 18.more More Arrow


Amaris Jackson receives teammate’s John Wall’s jersey following the team’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks.
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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


IDs are Candice Glover, Soloman Howard, Jessye Norman, Annisse Murillo and Alyson Cambridge.
- Seventy-five years ago legendary contralto Marian Anderson stood before a sea of 75,000 faces at the Lincoln Memorial to give what would become one of the most memorable and historic operatic performances in history.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


Rev. Dr. H Walden Wilson II, pastor of the Israel Baptist Church.
- With Easter approaching many individuals from different religious backgrounds have different views of the Lenten season that begins with Ash Wednesday and ends with Palm Sunday, excluding Sundays. It is the 40 day preparation period before Easter where people repent and change their lifestyles to honor God.more More Arrow


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