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Saturday, April 21, 2018

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...

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...

A Dog’s Commentary on Our Political Situation

Nekoe Lightman let's his owner know his opinion of life in Trump's America.

When Will Congress Keeps Its Hands Off DC?

Recently, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton filed amendments to strike four anti-home-rule riders from the House’s fiscal year 2018 District of Columbia Appropriations bill, which is expected...

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,...

The View From the South Hall

After the Eastern Market fire, emergency legislation was passed to close the 200 block of 7th Street to accommodate the non-food vendors. This was...

Ward 6 Budget Wins

The Council of the District of Columbia is putting the final touches on the city’s budget for next year. Certainly, there are still some...

Don’t Tread on DC – July 2017

I wear a DC flag or shirt promoting statehood pretty much wherever I go. I wear the shirt so much it gets to the...

Don’t Tread on the District

It’s June, so that means Neighbors United for DC Statehood will again be hosting its photo contest celebrating the DC flag and our pride...