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Friday, January 22, 2021

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...

Last Leaf

It's winter and all the leaves have fallen… All but this one still hanging all forlorn So high above the graveyard of its peers; Sear and brittle, without the juice of...

Before the Insurrection

On a corner of the east lawn of the Capitol Grounds Wednesday morning, a woman sang on a small stage, leaping about as she...

The View From the South Hall

After the Eastern Market fire, emergency legislation was passed to close the 200 block of 7th Street to accommodate the non-food vendors. This was...

Councilmember Evans and the Mail Carrier

Last week, The Washington Post printed a photo of me on the front page of the metro section. The photo caption was “ANC Commissioner...

Opinion: Fair Elections Makes Council Work for All

As the first citywide candidate ever to qualify for matching funds under D.C.’s Fair Elections Program, I believe that the program represents the missing...

Are We Prepared for the Day After Statehood?

I support DC statehood. I recently attended a statehood advocacy training hosted by Neighbors United for DC Statehood and DC Vote. The session was...

Let Me Explain the Real Issues Surrounding School Funding

I wanted to send the following in as a letter to the editor about the article in the December 2019 Hill Rag, titled “A...

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...

DC Deserves Jack

Jack Evans isn’t the Councilmember DC needs, but the one DC deserves right now. Yes, I purposely misquoted the Dark Night. And, no, it’s not...
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