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“Thanks 🙏🏾 I don’t like Rumors happening.”
As said by Drake in a Twitter DM clarifying that he was not in Columbia Heights shooting a music video last week. But...does he write that he’ll be here on June 4th? What’s Next, a Drizzy appearance at Taco Bell Cantina (which opens today at 11 am)?
Residents of Brookland Manor gathered for an outdoor screening of a documentary called “What Happened 2 Chocolate City” when private officers and MPD told the group to disperse and threatened arrests and jail time. MidCity won approval and city council backing to develop Brookland Manor into a mixed-income development, assuring its intent to preserve the neighborhoods and not displace families, which residents have long opposed.
Activists call for community support to spotlight MidCity and MPD’s behavior. (6:30 pm)
Spend 5 minutes on this site that uses machine learning to analyze your hand gestures (don’t worry, video isn’t stored or sent anywhere) and you’ll be able to spell out words like ABLE, CLAW, LOVE, CUBE, and more (you can come up with them, you've probably been playing that NYT Spelling Bee) in American Sign Language.
SAMASAMA -- taken from the Tagalog for “all together” -- hosts a market with Shopkeepers at the Kennedy Center’s River Terrace to celebrate Asian-American & Pacific Islander narratives. Check out an arts market then dance to an all-vinyl set of Asian music and Cambodian rock ‘n roll. (5:30-9:30 pm)
Talk about a Thursday
ACLU talk on statehood with local leaders including Rep. Jamie Raskin. (5 pm)
“Cave dweller” you don’t hear much anymore, but used to be a term for the old society families that stayed in Washington over time. It’s also the title of Christina McDonald’s new midcentury murder mystery set among the mansions of Georgetown, Kalorama and Capitol Hill. (6 pm)
BuzzFeed maven and poet extraordinaire Saeed Jones talks about his memoir, How We Fight for Our Lives, with DCPL for Black Pride. (7 pm)
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