Posts Tagged ‘Maya Angelou’

The Needle: Pump It Up

 
City of Jocks: The D.C. area is the fittest in the nation, if you believe this study from the American College of Sports Medicine. +1
Work It: The Murry's grocery store closed on H Street NE to make way for a new Whole Foods. But one Murry's employee tells Frozen Tropics that she'll be able to work at the [...]

MLK Memorial Looks Kind of Cocky? Maybe It Should

You might have noticed the bit of discord regarding Martin Luther King's memorial. Renowned author Maya Angelou has pointed out that an inscription on the memorial makes King seem arrogant. Others have said the crossed arms and glower of the enormous likeness makes him seem the same. "He had no arrogance at all," Angelou complained to [...]

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Prosecutor: Wone Suspects 'Did It For The Family,'" "Defense: Cops Prejudiced Against Wone Suspects"
Howdy. A big day in D.C. Superior Court with the start of [...]

Council Hosts CBC Reception Tonight

For the second year in a row, Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray is hosting a snazzy affair at the Park at 14th to celebrate the Congressional Black Caucus' annual legislative conference. Ultra-slick invites to this evening's event have been handed out to councilmembers for distribution.
Gray spokesperson Doxie McCoy confirms that the arrangements are the same [...]

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