The Root DC Live: Hamil R. Harris


Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 05/07/2012

Chuck Brown’s band plays in honor of hospitalized Go-Go legend

Vintage go-go beats kept the crowd at Pr. George’s County Harlem Renaissance Festival on its feet.

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Posted at 10:13 PM ET, 02/26/2012

Prince Hall Masons Celebrate Black History Month

Prince Hall Masonic Temple asks what would America have been without African Americans?

By Hamil R. Harris  |  10:13 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 01/13/2012

Tavis Smiley, of Poverty Tour, hosts “Reawakening America” with panelists Cornel West, Suze Orman, Michael Moore

PBS host Tavis Smiley hosted a poverty panel at George Washington University Thursday.

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Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Union Temple celebrates Kwanzaa

The 45-year-old celebration is alive and well at Union Temple in Southeast Washington.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  01:05 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:03 PM ET, 12/19/2011

The Seat Pleasant 59: Talking with the town’s mayor

Mayor Eugene Grant said Abe Pollin’s vision to educate a group of school children was not in vain.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  04:03 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 12/07/2011

D.C. faith leaders prepare to confront developers

Washington Interfaith Network charges that businesses are profiting from city-subsidized projects but aren’t hiring city residents as required by law.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  11:31 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Marvin Sapp, the Winans star in Evangel’s Christmas Celebration 2011

After decades of hosting lavish productions Evangel Cathedral in Upper Marlboro, Md. unveiled a more sober Christmas Celebration.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  04:43 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 11/29/2011

Dominique Dawes speaks on behalf of Diabetes Awareness Month

Former gymnast Dominique Dawes spoke at Howard University on behalf of Diabetes Awareness Month.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  12:33 PM ET, 11/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Links Inc. dedicates renovated new home

The Links Inc. celebrated renovated home at the ribbon cutting ceremony Friday morning in Northwest D.C.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  03:02 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 11/08/2011

Jesse Jackson fires up Occupy DC protestors

After enjoying his 70th birthday tribute, Jesse Jackson encouraged the Occupy DC movement.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  11:22 AM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Christian ‘Misfit Tour’ visits Howard University

Christian “Misfit Tour” visits Howard University as part of the university’s 95th convocation.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  01:49 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Johnny Wright reads to schoolchildren in Anacostia

Celebrity hairstylist Johnny Wright joined a group of American University students and read to schoolchildren in Anacostia.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  12:23 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Lives lost 10 years ago from anthrax attacks

A sunrise candlelight vigil was held at the Brentwood postal facility to commemorate those who died from exposure to anthrax a decade ago.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  12:09 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Diverse choir to celebrate MLK at dedication

Choir members rehearse hymns at Michigan Park Christian Church for Martin Luther King Jr.’s dedication on Sunday.

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Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Stedman Graham talks Oprah, ‘Occupy Wall Street’ at business summit

Oprah’s Stedman Graham preached self help for young people charting their own business path.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  10:40 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Gospel singer Marvin Sapp returns to stage

After losing wife to cancer, award-winning gospel artist Marvin Sapp returns to stage. He talks about how his faith was challenged but now it’s stronger than ever.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  11:09 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Director Robert Townsend promotes ‘In the Hive’

Movie director Robert Townsend and actress Vivica A. Fox promote their recent movie, “In the Hive.”

By Hamil R. Harris  |  06:00 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Ministering to more than the soul

First Baptist hopes to “give exposure to as many people as possible and to a variety of things that God is doing,” said Pastor John K. Jenkins.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  10:31 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:48 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Hail Mary: Miracle touchdown

Flowers beats Bladensburg High on a last minute Hail Mary pass.

By Hamil R. Harris  |  06:48 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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