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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Let Us Heed the Words of Frederick Douglass on the Emancipation...

If Frederick Douglass could see the controversy over the Emancipation Memorial in Lincoln Park in Washington, D.C. today, he would offer the following “reality...

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...

What We Are

I can’t reconcile what we are with what we are. We can love with incredible passion and hate with searing intensity. We idolize and brutalize our children and sacrifice...

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...

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...

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...

End DC’s Federal Injustice System

In a federally controlled park, in the middle of a federally controlled city, stands a federally controlled statue. Abraham Lincoln, the flawed leader who...

Pets Of AI

There are way too many decisions everyday. What to do about everything weighs on each of us. We “must” make decisions every millisecond And then live with the consequences… or make...

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...

In Grateful Memory of Lincoln

At Dachau concentration camp, there is a sculpture of a mass of contorted corpses, impaled on barbed wire, with the words NEVER AGAIN below....
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