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Monday, July 13, 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...

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...

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...

Apply for Grant & Make DC (Even) More Awesome

Do you have an idea to make DC more awesome? Apply for a $1,000 grant! The Awesome Foundation DC is a giving circle collective of...

Coronavirus:  Let’s Come Together, by Staying Apart

Rarely in life are we encouraged to be selfish – let alone told this selfish deed is actually an altruistic act. But now, with...

Concrete Steps to Improve Public Safety

Ward 6 Residents: Over the past week and a half, I’ve met with neighbors in Shaw, Southwest, H Street, and Capitol Hill to talk about...

Scooter Sidewalk Mayhem

Think on these key words: menace, frightening, dangerous. Now, think how they relate to an invasion of our sidewalks. All together now....SCOOT OFF SCOOTERS! What, you...
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