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Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 01:26 PM EDT

Freedom Bell from Va. Opens African American Museum

Freedom Bell from Va. Opens African American Museum

A group of free and enslaved African-Americans met secretly near the Virginia city and formed what is known as the First Baptist Church. It is believe to be the first Baptist church organized by and entirely for...

Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 04:59 PM EDT

Oprah, Will Smith Share African-American Journey in Poems

Oprah, Will Smith Share African-American Journey in Poems

Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith share the work of African-American poets during the dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 11:10 AM EDT

Report: Executive Plans Fight for $24M Mansion

Report: Executive Plans Fight for $24M Mansion

The 20,000-square-foot estate on the Potomac River is down the street from the CIA's headquarters. It's next to a house owed by the embassy of Qatar.

Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 03:58 PM EDT
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By Danielle Abreu

PHOTOS: African-American History Museum Opening

Celebrities, politicians and civil rights leaders joined thousands on the Nation...View gallery

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Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 11:14 AM EDT

Fire, Smoke at Metro Center: Service Back to Normal

Fire, Smoke at Metro Center: Service Back to Normal

Metro train service between McPherson Square and Federal Triangle stations on the Orange and Blue lines has resumed.

Saturday, Sep 24, 2016 at 04:54 PM EDT

'We Are America': New African American History Museum Opens

'We Are America': New African American History Museum Opens

Bells rang out throughout Washington, D.C. Saturday as the Smithsonian's highly anticipated National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., opened after more than 100 years in the...

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 08:51 PM EDT

Prince George's County Exec Gets Tattoo to Support Wife With Dementia

Prince George's County Exec Gets Tattoo to Support Wife With Dementia

The wife of Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker is fighting dementia. Baker and his kids are supporting her anyway they can, and as News4’s Kristin Wright shows us, that includes using a symbol as...

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 07:30 PM EDT

Festival Celebrates Opening of National African American Museum

Festival Celebrates Opening of National African American Museum

A festival celebrating the grand opening of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture began Friday. News4's Derrick Ward reports.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 07:16 PM EDT

First Day of In-Person Absentee Voting in Fairfax County

First Day of In-Person Absentee Voting in Fairfax County

Some Virginia residents have already voted in person and a record number of absentee ballots were sent out to voters in Fairfax County, Virginia. Northern Virginia Bureau Chief Julie Carey reports.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 07:05 PM EDT

Falls Church Business Expands Annual Fundraiser

Falls Church Business Expands Annual Fundraiser

The Locker Room Sports Bar & Grill in Falls Church is expanding its annual fundraiser. There are several popular and highly valued items.

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