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Mayor of Washington; D.C. is Calling for 100,000 Does of Monkeypox Vaccine | Video

Muriel Bowser

*Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser is hoping to get ahead of a potential monkeypox outbreak by calling for 100,000 doses of a vaccine to respond to the virus.  There are more than 1,800 cases in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We already have a very robust testing regime, […]

DC Man Reunites With Pepper-Sprayed Protesters He Sheltered During BLM Protests (Watch)

*One year ago, Rahul Dubey opened his door on Swann Street to Garrett Reaves, Jorge Fuentes and roughly 60 other people, all strangers, while they were protesting against police brutality and systemic racism. They saw each other again on Tuesday. “We’ve been a collective since June 1 last year, marking our one year anniversary today,” […]

Why Glenn Close was Doin’ ‘Da Butt’ During the Oscars Ceremony (Watch)

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*Glenn Close may have lost out on a record-setting eighth Oscar nomination on Sunday, but she won the night with her knowledge of “Da Butt,” including its D.C. go-go origins and a performance of the dance. Close lost Best Supporting Actress honors to “Minari” star Yuh-Jung Youn at the 93rd Academy Awards. At 74, she […]

51st State? Hearing on D.C. Statehood Bill to Start Monday (Video)

  *All eyes will be on Capitol Hill Monday as the House Committee on Oversight and Reform will hold a hearing on the District of Columbia statehood bill. The bill filed is identical to the one filed in the previous Congress that passed the House but was not voted on in the then-GOP controlled Senate. […]

‘Hey Everybody!’: Obama Crashes Black-Owned DC Bookstore’s Zoom Book Club (Watch)

*Black-owned MahoganyBooks in Washington D.C., a beacon of culture and conversation in the city’s Southeast region, had a last minute invite crash their recent virtual book club gathering. Husband and wife store owners Derrick and Ramunda Young were hosting the virtual “Very Smart Brothas Book Club” at their remote meeting on Jan. 26 when they […]