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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Don’t Place Your Faith in Build First for Greenleaf

In just two months, the Washington Post has published a perspective and an op-ed on environmental hazards in Southwest DC due to economic activity....

DCPS Laptops Are as Old as the Children Who Use Them

Every afternoon, Ms. W, a Ward 6 teacher, stacks broken laptops on a cart, where they wait to be repaired by a technician who...

The Unearthing Of A Buried Sin

"How Long, Not Long" --the phrase that rang out from the public speech Our God Is Marching On! delivered by Martin Luther King Jr....

Provide Excess Space to Public Charter Schools

An important new campaign to boost public education in the District of Columbia is underway. Scandalously, while there are 12,000 students on waitlists for...

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...

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...

Libraries or Newspapers?

The DC Council at the urging of Chairman Phil Mendelson (D) approved an amended version of the FY 2021 Budget that removed the Ad...

Hill East Parking Enforcement: Not a Priority for the City

Thank you to the Hill Rag and Hill Rag reporter Elizabeth O’Gorek for writing about the lack of parking enforcement in Hill East. Parking...

Casting A Spotlight on the Shadow Representative

Hello DC residents! My name is Erik Metzroth and I am running to be your next US Representative. To be clear, I am NOT...

The Wandering Poem

Here it is: a poem—a thought— a creation born and set adrift To wander, at the very least, round and round inside my mind— Or wander maybe farther: around...
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