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Friday, July 20, 2018

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...

The Anonymous Poet

The anonymous poet prefers anonymity— no distraction(s) from the poems. He asks that you read, just once… And again, only if those words resonate. If the words pique, that’s why poetry. Writing...

Improving Health in the District of Columbia

There is great uncertainty about the future of healthcare in the District of Columbia. The Trump administration and Congress are trying to undermine the...

Metro Needs A Regional Tax

Democracy dies in the darkness, while Metro dies in the shadow of regional parochialism…The opinion response the Washington Post doesn’t want to publish How could...