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Defendants Stranded in Jail By Pandemic

When Tom was released by the DC Superior Court from DC Jail in December 2020, the twenty-seven-year-old man had been held for over seven...

Watch ‘Southwest Remembered’ Documentary Online Tuesday

In the 1940s, determined to clean-up inner cities, the federal Redevelopment Land Agency and National Capital Planning Commission Space leveled 99 percent of buildings...

Demonstration Calls for Majority Affordable Housing at Reservation 13

On the Saturday, April 24, the eve of the deadline for developers to submit their "Best and Final Offers" to the District for Reservation...

Putting Equity Front and Center: Mt. Moriah Hosts Vaccine Clinic

On Friday morning, the feeling inside Mt. Moriah Baptist Church (1636 E Capitol St. NE)  was pure joy. Periodic waves of cheering and applause...

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...

Mutual Aid Keeps Fighting Inequities Illuminated by COVID

By this time this article goes to press, it will have been more than six months since Ward 6 Mutual Aid (W6MA) performed its...

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...

From Pandemic to Protest

Tori Collins is a native Chicagoan who lives and works in DC. Currently an unpublished writer, she hopes to self-publish her work in the...

Police Funding Again on ANC 6A Agenda Thursday

Community members will have an opportunity to discuss support for police funding at the September 10th meeting of Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6A. Residents...
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