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Friday, July 3, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...

Have A Safe Journey to the School Door

With back to school fast approaching, front of mind for me as a dad and a former middle school principal is our students’ safety....

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...

Fall Musing

Our fall has come I feel its shroud Pervade the early morning while nature’s tears, Which once meant life, are drumming down in mourning. And on the ground   in humble...

Make Walking Safer!

A frustrating reality of modern Washington is that walking is often dangerous. That’s right, simply walking around your neighborhood, to the store, to work...

World AIDS Day

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day, a day where we reflect on the HIV crisis, and reaffirm our commitment to ending the epidemic once...
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