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Sunday, October 17, 2021

Mercy

I have always considered love to be the     greatest gift from humanity to life. I have believed that, when life exalts,     and, even...

We Stand Up to Celebrate The Fourth

I live in a Black and predominantly Brown community in Washington, DC.  We marched in the Palisades parade on the Fourth of July, a...

CRYSP Celebrates RFK Fields Anniversary

Two years ago, on June 8, 2019, the ribbon was officially cut at The Fields at RFK, ushering in a new phase in the...

Opinion: The South Side of Garfield Park Needs Fixing

Garfield Park is a great asset for the Capitol Hill neighborhood and for all of DC. But the southern edge of the park and...

OUCH! A Shot Across the Verbal Bows

We all have phrases and words that we hate, either because they can be ambiguous, plain incorrect or just sloppy repetition. My number one bête-noire...

The Smile in Your Purse

Better that I had been a chimera, a passing thought, a brush in rush hour That might have been, but wasn't an embrace   for the rest...

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...

Remove The Statue

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

Open Capitol Grounds Symbolize Our Open Democracy

My small bike wobbles on the grey cobblestones as I battle to keep it upright. I desperately want to look behind me, to check...

A Different Struggle at the US Capitol: Botanic Gardens vs. Senate...

UPDATED MARCH 16: This presentation will be postponed until March 24. All other details remain the same. CHRS has apologized for any inconvenience Throughout the...
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