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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Beyond The River, Styx

I feel you waiting in the darkness         for me, Charon And I stand, unafraid,         naked to your inevitable threat. Go tell the desperate souls         beyond the...

Don’t Use Abortion As A Ward 6 Political Battering Ram

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this piece are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of the Hill Rag or Capital...

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....

Distress

A slight flutter caught my eye, as I passed by, the first time, On my way, somewhere. Not threatening to me, I thought. Passing on return, I took...

Don’t Bring Your Guns to Town

Rome Watkins, Aaron Teeter, Roland Brooks, Robert Plight, DeAnthony Henson, Robert Arthur and Jermaine Bowens. These are the names of friends, students and neighbors...

Residents Are Not Terrorists!

The Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) considers Capitol Hill residents potential terrorists. This is what I learned today when I opened the March Hill Rag,...

DC Public Schools Failed Thousands of Students

Last week, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) issued the “Final Report on the Audit and Investigation of Graduation Irregularities at...

St. Mark’s Goes to the Holy Land

Reflecting on numerous encounters and conversations during the recent St. Mark's multi-narrative pilgrimage to Israel and Palestine, I was reminded of discussions I had...

World AIDS Day

Dec. 1 marks World AIDS Day, a day where we reflect on the HIV crisis, and reaffirm our commitment to ending the epidemic once...

Make Walking Safer!

A frustrating reality of modern Washington is that walking is often dangerous. That’s right, simply walking around your neighborhood, to the store, to work...