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The Literary Hill: Race and Reckoning

Reckoning and Reconciliation Two new books from Georgetown University Press deal with the powerful and timely issue of racial reckoning in the nation’s capital. In 2015,...

Meeting to Discuss Potential Half Street Community Land Trust

There is currently an effort in Southwest to have the DC Fire Emergency Services (DCFEMS) property at 1101 Half St. SW designated as part...

Ward 6 Mutual Aid Kicks Off Back to School Fundraiser

Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) today kicked off its second annual Back to School Bash fundraiser aimed at providing critical support like...

Local Theaters Rebound

In March 2020, pandemic jitters reverberated across the District. By April, a stay-at-home order was in place. In the next 14 months, the leaders...

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...
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