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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 who are experiencing homelessness, which is why the city’s Department of Behavioral Health is constantly...
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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 Caribbean, mainly Jamaican events,” said Kashrag. Hit play to learn more about his journey.  ...
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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 October 25th (12:00 PM -3:30 PM) – Panel discussion on fashion Click here to register  “Howard University...
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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 Restaurant Week “DMVbrw will bring black restaurant owners, managers, chefs, caterers, thought leaders and financiers...
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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 found my way back to the Mecca (as alums like to call it). I have...
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