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Sunday, July 21, 2019

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...

Greenleaf Redevelopment Raises Major Concerns

The June 11th piece on the potential realities of Build First for Greenleaf raises issues that should be of concern to all Southwest residents...

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...

Parent Advisory Council A Sounding Board for My School DC

March 29 was an exciting day for DC families – it’s Lottery Results Day! This is when we learn which schools our children are...

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...

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 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...

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...

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,...

Challenging The Gods

I'm proud to the point of vanity for Man—      for what we, humanity, have achieved. "Pride goeth before destruction," we are warned.      So be it!...