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Thursday, July 9, 2020

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....

Dear Class of 2020: Councilmember Addresses Grads

It is my great honor to have the opportunity to address so many of you here in our community newspaper and to wish you...

The Lock-Down Blues

So, here we are (well, those of us in DC), still on the long road to nowhere. For many I’m sure their endless days...

Time To Stand Up in Lafayette Park

Standing along the northern fence line of Lafayette Park, my partner and I are surrounded by a sea of engaged young people. Outraged at...

Reconsider the Federal “Safety Net”

The COVID-19 pandemic is devastating families and businesses in the District. In just six weeks, over 72,000 people have filed for unemployment insurance and...

Volunteer for Shopping Angels

Shopping Angels DC (SADC) is part of an international volunteer program designed to provide services to people deemed especially at-risk for COVID-19. You can volunteer...

A Random Reflection As You-Know-What Locks Us Down

Please, please, stop calling it by its official name. We don’t need it spelled out, spoken out, in every article, broadcast, conversation in full. Let’s...

The Power of Proximity: How we should plan to ReOpen DC

There is a saying, used by social and economic justice campaigners, “Nothing about us without us is for us.” It seems highly appropriate in...

Help Our Neighbors in Public Housing

Mayor Bowser has announced that schools will be closed until at least May 15. As you know, those living in poverty are experiencing the greatest...
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