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Thursday, December 13, 2018

Running for Students

I love school. I’ve loved school since my first day of preschool in Yonkers, NY, when I walked in, saw all the children and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Promises To A Friend

I’ll be there when the time comes, when time no longer is your friend: When time starts rushing past you leaving a ringing in your ears; When time...

The Wandering Poem

Here it is: a poem—a thought— a creation born and set adrift To wander, at the very least, round and round inside my mind— Or wander maybe farther: around...

Casting A Spotlight on the Shadow Representative

Hello DC residents! My name is Erik Metzroth and I am running to be your next US Representative. To be clear, I am NOT...

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...

Time to Fully Fund Birth to Three

DC students are back in the classroom for a new school year, but as early childhood professionals will tell you, education begins long before...