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Saturday, July 24, 2021

OUCH! A Shot Across the Verbal Bows

We all have phrases and words that we hate, either because they can be ambiguous, plain incorrect or just sloppy repetition. My number one bête-noire...

The Smile in Your Purse

Better that I had been a chimera, a passing thought, a brush in rush hour That might have been, but wasn't an embrace   for the rest...

OPINION: A Monument to Black Resistance and Strength

Ed: On Feb 18, 2021, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-D) reintroduced legislation to remove the Emancipation Statue from Lincoln Park, a federal park in...

Remove The Statue

On Feb 18, 2021, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-D) reintroduced legislation to remove the Emancipation Statue from Lincoln Park, a federal park in the...

Open Capitol Grounds Symbolize Our Open Democracy

My small bike wobbles on the grey cobblestones as I battle to keep it upright. I desperately want to look behind me, to check...

A Different Struggle at the US Capitol: Botanic Gardens vs. Senate...

UPDATED MARCH 16: This presentation will be postponed until March 24. All other details remain the same. CHRS has apologized for any inconvenience Throughout the...

Opinion: Removing Intrusive Security Barrier Around the US Capitol

The Capitol Hill Restoration Society (CHRS) is a community organization advocating for the health, welfare, and preservation of the Capitol Hill community. CHRS notes...

Opinion: Sympathy —and a Challenge— to Local Leaders

Dear Capital Community News Community: A few quick thoughts on our local situation, white supremacist insurrection, increased military presence in our town, and the role...

Opinion: Vaccine Registration Must be Fixed

At 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, the District opened access to an additional 1,436 appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Many of those attempting...

Jan. 6: A Dark Day in American History

On January 6, just after lunch, my wife Celeste strolled nine blocks from our home to the U.S. Capitol grounds.  It was an historic...
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