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Monday, December 10, 2018

Back to School: Time for All of Us to Get to...

For students and families across the District, Back to School is an exciting time. For some families it means starting school for the first...

DC Voters Want One Fair Wage and DC Council Should Too

At the end of June, DC residents voted for tipped workers to be paid one fair wage. Initiative 77, approved by 56 percent of...

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...

Thoughts In The Night

An unfamiliar sound—sudden awakening, groggy, but alert, That innocent, deeper me takes charge, starts plotting my survival: That me-in-the-genes’ pure will to live, still—always—holding tight to life, Ignores the pain,...

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...

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...