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Little Fearless Statues

They made her feel welcome, invited, known. And Laura Lyster-Mensh was finding the little bronze statues everywhere. “These are fierce little statues. They look cute...

Fun for All in Sunday’s Snow

On Sunday, Washington DC saw snow its first significant snow fall in two years. The neighborhood went outside to play! Although Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton...

Lincoln Statue Comes Down in Boston, Remains in Lincoln Park

A statue of Lincoln standing over a bent slave was removed Tuesday, Dec. 29 from Boston's Park Square. But the orginial statue, the 'Emancipation...

Fencing Comes Down Thursday in Lincoln Park

The Mary McLeod Bethune and 'Emancipation' Monuments are no longer behind bars. The National Park Service (NPS) began removing the fencing surrounding the two statues...

Driver Going Wrong Way Kills Scooter Operator

One person was killed just north of Lincoln Park in the early morning hours of Friday, August 28 when a motorized scooter collided with...

Lincoln Park Fencing Stays Put Into September

The 'Emancipation Memorial' and the statue to Mary McLeod Bethune will remain enclosed for at least another month and a half, representatives from the...

Conservatives Rally to Keep Statue in Lincoln Park

A conservative group held a rally in Lincoln Park Tuesday, July 14 in support of the preservation of the Emancipation Memorial. Urban CURE (Center...

Joanne Hatfield’s Garden Gifts

Sometimes it’s nice just to stop and smell the roses.  It is even nicer when the flowers and roses are at the corner intersection...

Two Very Different Events Around Lincoln Statue Friday

Two very different events took place Friday, July 3 in Lincoln Park, one a teach-in hosted by a Frederick Douglass reenactor and historians, another...

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...
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