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Monica Watts: From S.E. Gang Life to Benedict College B.A. Graduate

When the Benedict College president officially conferred the title of graduate on Monica Watts and her classmates on the morning of Saturday December 13, the Southeast Washington native pumped her right fist above her head in triumph…  Earning a B.A. … Continue reading Monica Watts: From S.E. Gang Life to Benedict College B.A. Graduate

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Generations of Teens Who Got Their First Employment Experience Under Marion Barry’s SYEP

See this picture right here?  It was taken in 1981 during a Street Theatre rehearsal of gospel musical entitled “Spirit Song”. This production consisted of an entire cast and crew of about 50 or more teens (mostly students from the … Continue reading Generations of Teens Who Got Their First Employment Experience Under Marion Barry’s SYEP