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I thought about transitioning to natural hair more than twenty times in college. Fear was the one thing that held me back every single time. The thought of doing the “big chop” scared me and I didn’t have the patience. I also knew that I wanted to pursue a career in broadcast journalism, which required...
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I look forward to October/Fall, for two reasons: My birthday  Howard Homecoming  I had a great birthday, thank you all for all the birthday wishes! View this post on Instagram I’m just getting started, don’t pay attention to the clock ⏰. ▫️ ▫️ #birthdaysuit #islandvibesalways #onlygettingbetterwithtime #lifeisbeautiful #nothingisamistake #newseason #changescoming #staytuned #21again #libraszn #powercolor #curves...
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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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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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