Ethiopians were the most heavily represented African group admitted to the U.S. between 1982-1994.
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Wednesday, October 19th, 2011
Danny Harris interviews Danny Harris.
Friday, April 1st, 2011
A few years ago, I had this idea: how can I bring canals to Washington, D.C.? After all of this time, I am excited ...
Tuesday, March 8th, 2011
Storytelling, the way that we do it, shrinks that gap between consumer and creator of art.
In honor of tonight's People's District and SpeakeasyDC storytelling night at Town (2009 8th St. NW at 8pm, $10,), ...
Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
In D.C., I have gone in directions I never thought I would go into with costume design, like working with lobby gro...
Wednesday, December 15th, 2010
Everyday, I deal with so many young people of color who have not been bred. They were born, but not bred. They don'...
Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
Do you know how many times I have been told that THEARC is the best kept secret in the city? Despite the progress h...
Monday, November 29th, 2010
You know, no kid sits in elementary school and says, ‘When I grow up, I am going to be a political satirist.’ I...
Thursday, August 12th, 2010
I was stunned that the nation's capitol and the city that basically invented jazz did not have a jazz festival.
Monday, June 14th, 2010
People here are fascinated when I say that I am a magician. They say, 'No really, what do you do?'
Saturday, March 6th, 2010
At the end of the day, the politicians and I are working with the same material. Mine is just written down and they...
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