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Anna-Lysa Gayle
Several individuals have expressed disappointment, via social media, following many of the events that have transpired during Black History Month (stories that I won’t rehash). I move that Black History Month be hereby, cancelled and rescheduled for a later date, subject to availability. Do I hear a second?… — Bakari Sellers (@Bakari_Sellers) February 22, 2019...
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My friends and colleagues make fun of my bag, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. These are some of my favorite must-haves! (1) High Sierra backpack  (2) Mophie  (3) Hairspray (4) Flat iron  (5) Mifi  (6) “Leg strap”  (7) IFB  (8) Planner (9) Headphones  (10) Lav Mic for phone or tablet 
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Welcome to 2019!  I hope you enjoyed the first week of the new year. If you’re like me, you’re loving the feeling that comes with opening a brand new calendar/agenda. Each page blank and waiting to be filled with productivity. 2018 was great for so many reasons & I truly believe 2019 will be even...
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Since July, we’ve heard a lot about K2 overdoses in the District. To answer some of your questions, I spent an entire day learning more about the deadly synthetic drug and the challenges that city officials are facing. What I learned: I discovered that K2 is a cheap drug that is mainly used by those...
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The weekend is almost here! On this episode, we’re celebrating with DJ Kashrag. Kashrag is a Howard University alum from Kingston, Jamaica. In addition to mixing the hottest tunes, he is a host and event planner. He’s currently working on several big events in the District. “Pretty much I have my hands in most large...
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Yes, we all know Howard University wins every time when it comes to throwing a good party but we also know how to celebrate in other ways. There are dozens of events happening this week and it’s not all happening in a club. Here’s a list of, mostly FREE, events you can enjoy.   Thursday...
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We’re excited to announce that you can now find the Fufu & Jerk Podcast on iTunes. Click here to subscribe! This month our special guest is Andra “AJ” Johnson. She is co-founder of the DMV’s first-ever Black Restaurant Week, which is scheduled for November 4th – 11th. Andra “AJ” Johnson, Co-Founder of DMV’s first-ever Black...
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In case you’ve been living under a rock, Howard Homecoming is one of the most magical experiences known to man. Ok, ok, so I’m a wee bit biased when it comes to this one. I haven’t missed a Howard Homecoming since I graduated in 2013. Even with jobs in Harrisonburg, Va. and Louisville, I always...
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On this episode of the Fufu and Jerk Podcast, we sat down with rising star Ikey. Ikey is a Nigerian-American artist, who has an interesting best friend.   We also tried dishes that are unique to our culture. I had fufu for the first time and Omar tried curry goat (sorry Ikey & Billie). If...
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