The Root DC Live: Chris Jenkins


Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 03/20/2012

Episode eight: The animated biography of former D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty

EPISODE EIGHT | Activist Sinclair Skinner produced a multi-part animated biography on the former D.C. Mayor Adrian Fenty’s time in college, law school and his life in politics.

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Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 03/09/2012

The animated biography of Adrian Fenty

EPISODE FIVE | Activist Sinclair Skinner created a cartoon biography on the former mayor’s legacy.

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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 03/06/2012

Former Mayor Adrian Fenty’s life told through animation

EPISODE FOUR | Activist Sinclair Skinner created a cartoon biography on the former mayor’s legacy.

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Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 03/02/2012

Va. Supreme Court rules in favor of family

Edward Coker Jr. can overturn his original conviction and be removed from the state’s sex offender list.

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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/28/2012

Former Mayor Adrian Fenty stars in animated biography

EPISODE TWO | Activist Sinclair Skinner created a cartoon biography on the former mayor’s legacy.

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Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Former Mayor Adrian Fenty comes to life in 12-part animated biography

Q&A | Activist Sinclair Skinner on his 12-part cartoon biography on the former mayor and his legacy.

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Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 02/22/2012

National Museum of African-American history groundbreaking through the eyes of Rep. John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis recalled the March on Washington the morning of the groundbreaking for the African-American museum.

By Chris L. Jenkins  |  11:16 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 02/06/2012

D.C. trolley car barn angers Kingman Park residents

Kingman Park residents are organizing to stop a city proposal that would build a trolley car barn on Benning Road.

By Chris L. Jenkins  |  04:35 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Entrepreneurs and small business owners work their ‘side hustles’

An emerging collective of entrepreneurs meet monthly for networking sessions called Side Hustle Saturdays.

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Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 01/30/2012

Activist Lenny Harris dead; found in Prince George’s county

APPRECIATION | Local activist Lenny Harris was a voice for Alexandria’s voiceless.

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Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 01/26/2012

‘Slavery at Jefferson’s Monticello’ slave exhibit opens Friday at Smithsonian’s African American museum

The Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History and Culture unveils its latest exhibition on January 27th, that details slavery at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello plantation through the collective eyes of six slave families.

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Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 01/24/2012

Fela! returns to D.C. at the Warner Theater

Fela, the Tony award winning musical, is coming back to Washington, D.C.

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Posted at 03:19 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Heavy D died of blood clot

Coroner says that Heavy D died of a pulmonary embolism, a blood clot in the leg.

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Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Report finds overwhelming unemployment among formerly incarcerated

A report paints a bleak picture on formerly incarcerated Washingtonians about their job prospects.

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Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 11/09/2011

Heavy D dead at 44

The Overweight Lover was most definitely in the house, and boy could he bang.

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Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Finding fatherhood

Everyday People | DC native James McClain, is trying to shed his old labels: unskilled laborer, deadbeat dad and ex-con.

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Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Boris Kodjoe, Grand Marshal for Howard homecoming

Ladies of D.C. rejoice: Boris Kodjoe will serve as Grand Marshal for Howard University’s homecoming, which kicks off Friday.

By Chris L. Jenkins  |  05:27 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Researchers Find Relief for Young Sickle Cell Anemia Patients

Researchers across the nation discovered a treatment that dramatically reduces pain, inflammation and hospitalization time in young children suffering from sickle cell anemia.

By Chris L. Jenkins  |  03:42 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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