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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Commentary: A Test of Leadership

As a veteran, I was deeply disturbed and angered at the sight of federal law enforcement officials and military forcibly removing peaceful protesters freely...

In Grateful Memory of Lincoln

At Dachau concentration camp, there is a sculpture of a mass of contorted corpses, impaled on barbed wire, with the words NEVER AGAIN below....

Libraries or Newspapers?

The DC Council at the urging of Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) approved an amended version of the FY 2021 Budget that removed the Ad...

What is Initiative 81?

When I proposed Initiative 81, I was motivated by a personal crisis. Entheogenic plants and fungi had helped me overcome crippling postpartum depression. By...

Let Us Heed the Words of Frederick Douglass on the Emancipation...

If Frederick Douglass could see the controversy over the Emancipation Memorial in Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C. today, he would offer the following “reality...

End DC’s Federal Injustice System

In a federally controlled park, in the middle of a federally controlled city, stands a federally controlled statue. Abraham Lincoln, the flawed leader who...

We Need to Replace the Emancipation Statue

On Tuesday, June 23, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) announced that she’ll be introducing federal legislation to remove the Emancipation Statue from Lincoln Park,...

Help The District’s Vulnerable Children

Like the nation, the District of Columbia has been shocked, traumatized and damaged by the coronavirus public health crisis. On top of this, the...

Open Letter to Mayor Bowser: Reopen Churches

June 11, 2020   Madame Mayor Muriel E. Bowser 1350 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC  20004   Dear Madame Mayor Bowser: Thank you for your tremendous effort and carefulness in directing...

The Unearthing Of A Buried Sin

"How Long, Not Long" --the phrase that rang out from the public speech Our God Is Marching On! delivered by Martin Luther King Jr....
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