Kenyan McDuffie

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D.C. Considers Ban on American Indian Nicknames

The D.C. Council will consider banning racially based nicknames for public schools in the nation’s capital.

09/23/2014

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D.C. Councilmember Will Move to Raise Legal Tobacco-Purchasing Age

D.C. Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie is looking to add the District to the growing list of cities where you must be 21 or older to purchase cigarettes.

11/04/2013

Kenyan McDuffie is sworn in as Ward 5 councilmember on May 30, 2012. (credit: Matt DelSignore / All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Kenyan McDuffie Sworn In As Ward 5 Councilmember, Pledges To Roll Up Sleeves And Get To Work

Kenyan McDuffie was sworn in as Ward 5 councilmember Wednesday afternoon. The occasion marks the first time in nearly five months that residents of the ward have a person sitting on the DC Council.

05/30/2012

D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. (credit: dccouncil.washington.dc.us)

Kenyan McDuffie To Officially Replace Harry Thomas Jr. On D.C. Council Wednesday

Kenyan McDuffie is set to become the newest member of the D.C. Council.

05/29/2012

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D.C. Mayor Praises Special Election Winner McDuffie

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray is praising Kenyan McDuffie as the person to replace Harry Thomas Jr. on the city council.

05/17/2012

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Kenyan McDuffie Wins Special Election To Replace Harry Thomas Jr. On D.C. Council

There will soon be a new member of the D.C. Council to replace Harry Thomas Jr., who stepped down from his Ward 5 seat after pleading guilty to embezzling more than $350,000 from the city.

05/15/2012

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