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MLK Memorial Preview Brings Crowds Of Tourists And Local Residents

Washingtonians are getting their first close-up look at the new memorial dedicated to Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. today.

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9/11 Riders Head Out From Pentagon To Ground Zero

This morning the hundreds of motorcyclists participating in a 9/11 commemoration are leaving the Pentagon and heading to Ground Zero.

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Youth Voices: Rohjanae Mathis

No matter whether it's feathered, permed or stick-straight, hair is an important element when it comes to style. But for commentator Rohjanae Mathis, her new "do" means so much more. Rohjanae talks about how she learned to embrace her natural beauty, and in turn gain a new found freedom.

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Consider This By Fred Fiske: English

One of the first things my grandparents did when they arrived in the United States toward the end of the 19th century, was to enroll in an Americanization school, where they were taught American history and especially, to read and write in English.

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Moran Supports History Of Immigration By Co-Sponsoring National Museum Of The American People

Rep. Jim Moran (D-Va.) wants to build a museum on the National Mall, to commemorate the immigrants who have helped make our nation what it is today.

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Participants Showed Support For Women's Rights In D.C.'s Inaugural Slutwalk

Women from across the region joined together in what’s termed a Slutwalk in order to raise awareness about women’s rights.

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