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Anna-Lysa Gayle
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 you’re...
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“The first step is you have to say that you can.” – Will Smith I think it’s safe to say that I have a lot of creative energy and I’m constantly searching for new ways to put it to good use. This time it’s a podcast, next week it may be a vlog. My co-host is...
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but some are worth much more. On Sunday, photographer Master Williams captured a photo of dozens of proud native Washingtonians.  The photo is in response to the Washingtonian‘s controversial “I Am Not A Tourist” marketing campaign.  Author and activist Tony Lewis Jr. organized the event. Listen...
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Tips for planning a trip to London for the first time:  Bring a travel adapter for the wall sockets Try to get a hotel close to Central London Take a trip to France, which is only about two hours away. I wish I had a few more days to do so. That’s on my bucket...
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#BlackPanther fans showed off their excitement through their outfits on Thursday night.
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Day Twelve: The Championships - Wimbledon 2016
When you think of Serena Williams and Venus Williams, you may just envision them dominating the tennis court.  On Saturday, I got to see a different side of them. 
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