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The historic Atlas Performing Arts Center located in the H Street Corridor in Washington, DC is a leader in presenting arts of the now.  A nonprofit organization, Atlas nurtures diverse artists, leverages partnerships to explore current issues, and promotes a passion for the arts. They believe the arts are essential for an inclusive and just society and model respect, creativity, and leadership. They’re committed to presenting local artists and are looking


Mayor Bowser unveils strong public safety measures to address rising street violence in D.C.

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, Amid a surge of street violence in the nation’s capital, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser has announced new public safety legislation. “The legislation I will send to the council is common sense legislation,” said Bowser at a live-streamed news conference. “For example, we know that addressing violence in D.C.