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Left to right: Councilmember Vincent Orange (D-At Large), Artist, Activist and Owner of Busboys and Poets Andy Shallal, Musician and promoter Carlos Allen, and Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6), participate in a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) speaks during a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), right, listens as Councilmember Vincent Orange (D-At Large), speaks at a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Left to right: Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), Musician and promoter Carlos Allen, and Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6), sit on stage as Former State Department Official Reta Jo Lewis, right, speaks during a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Musician and Promoter Carlos Allen speaks at a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Left to right: Former State Department Official Reta Jo Lewis, Artist, Activist and Owner of Busboys and Poets Andy Shallal, Councilmember Vincent Orange (D-At Large), Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), Musician and promoter Carlos Allen, and Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6), participate in a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) speaks at a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), center, and other mayoral candidates sit on stage during a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Left to right: Councilmember Vincent Orange (D-At Large), Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), Musician and promoter Carlos Allen, and Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6), sit on stage as they participate in a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Audience members listen to a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6), right, sits on stage as Musician and promoter Carlos Allen, left, speaks during a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Left to right: Artist, Activist and Owner of Busboys and Poets Andy Shallal, Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), Musician and promoter Carlos Allen, Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6), and Former State Department Official Reta Jo Lewis, participate in a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4) sits on stage and prepares before a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) speaks to a reporter before a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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DC resident Muriel Martin, right, speaks with Councilmember Muriel Bowser (D-Ward 4), center, before a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Councilmember Tommy Wells (D-Ward 6) speaks to a reporter before a Washington, D.C. mayoral candidate forum held by the DC Adult and Family Literacy Coalition and the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development at the Thurgood Marshall Center along U Street, Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 13, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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In this Wednesday, March 5, 2014 photo, prominent Afghan women’s rights activist Wazhma Frogh stands next to pictures of female Afghan police officers she trains, in her office in Kabul, Afghanistan. A gender and development specialist and human rights activist, Frogh says her experience characterizes the women’s rights movement in her country- after 12 years, billions of dollars and countless words emanating from the West commiserating with Afghan women, the successes are fragile, the changes superficial and vulnerable. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)