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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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...

OPINION: A Monument to Black Resistance and Strength

Ed: On Feb 18, 2021, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-D) reintroduced legislation to remove the Emancipation Statue from Lincoln Park, a federal park in...

What’s in the DC Budget for Ward 6?

This week the DC Council voted to pass an FY21 budget for the District, setting funding levels that will begin on October 1. With...

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...

Reform Election Petition Requirements Now!

In November 2021, I announced I was running as a Democrat for the At-Large DC Council seat, in Washington, DC. Six months later I...

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...

Opinion: The Biggest Employee Benefit of All is Ownership

I’m standing behind a 6’ plastic folding table lined with a black fabric tablecloth, Mylar red “Ace” balloons flanking either side. Strewn across its surface are...

The PENN Building: A Room With A View

On a quiet Friday afternoon, I slipped into the PENN Building (650 Pennsylvania Ave. SE) with my shopping cart. I felt like an intruder,...

Chasing Life

The kingdom of love is hope, Not promises made— words said and heard— But promises imagined and believed. The spirit shrinks because of yesterday, But trembles and soars for tomorrow. Regret is waste of...

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...