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Tuesday, June 2, 2020

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...

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...

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...

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...

Commentary: Making a Climate Difference on Capitol Hill

Climate change is the greatest challenge facing the world today. The enormity of the challenge can sometimes lead to a feeling of personal helplessness. Solutions are...

Living Below the Tower

The month before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAHC) opened its...

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...

DC Deserves Jack

Jack Evans isn’t the Councilmember DC needs, but the one DC deserves right now. Yes, I purposely misquoted the Dark Night. And, no, it’s not...

When The Light

When the light of you but trickles instead of shining in the dark, When your smile is for you, only, and your night is just too stark And...

Don’t Over Police Hill East

We are experiencing an escalation of Anti-Black expression in Hill East from residents expecting a level of safety and comfort that has been unavailable...
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