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Double Standard: 4 Young Black Men Handcuffed on National Mall for Selling Water

*Undercover police on the National Mall in Washington D.C. are under fire for unnecessarily handcuffing and detaining four young black men on Thursday for selling water. Tim Krepp, who has been a tour guide at the Mall for nearly 11 years, told HuffPost he has seen young boys and girls selling water “all the time” but […]

C-Span to Cover Part of Al Sharpton’s ‘We Shall Not Be Moved’ March on Jan 14

*On Saturday (Jan 14), Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network will join other rights groups for the “We Shall Not Be Moved” march, from the National Sylvan Theater, through West Potomac Park via Independence Ave., SW to a rally across from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. C-Span will cover the rally portion from 12 […]

Usher Performs in D.C. on Custom Gold & Snakeskin Crutches

*Two weeks after undergoing foot surgery, Usher hopped out on stage Saturday at the first Global Citizen Earth Day concert on the National Mall and performed a 45-minute set. And when he wasn’t bunny hopping, he was hobbling through songs with the assistance of custom-crafted gold crutches. The pieces from designer Elisabeth Weinstock include padding […]

Mary J. Blige, Common, Usher Set for Earth Day Rally in DC

*Usher, Mary J. Blige, No Doubt, Common and Train are scheduled to headline an Earth Day rally and concert on the National Mall, hosted by and Soledad O’Brien. The rally on Saturday on the Washington Monument grounds will be free and open to the public. Fall Out Boy and My Morning Jacket are also […]