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Council Delivers Small Business Commercial Property Tax Relief

Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen (D) and Council Chair Phil Mendelson (D) gathered community members and press at Hill’s Kitchen, a small retailer near...

Park Improvements by Friends of Titanic Memorial Park and NPS

On Saturday April 28th, the Friends of the Titanic Memorial Park (FOTMP or the Friends), the National Park Service (NPS) and the Capital Guardian...

MPD Restricts Parking for Capitol Hill Classic

Organizers of the 39th Annual Capitol Hill Classic have announced that the Clear Routes Initiative, which forbids parking along the route of events held...

Lisa Hunter: Challenging the Status Quo

In a dusty field outside a village in Guyana, an athletic young woman dribbles a soccer ball. Just out of college, she is a...

Charles Allen: A Journey

It is 1995. A tall, clean-cut young man stands at a pay phone in rural northeast Alabama. Charles Allen has had a roadside breakdown,...

Listen to the At-Large Democratic Candidate Debate

The three Democratic candidates for the At-Large Council seat debated at Westminster Church on May 8. There is the audio recording.      

At-Large Council Candidates Race to the Finish Line

There is little light between incumbent At-Large DC Councilmember Anita Bonds and the three millennial African-American male professionals – Aaron Holmes, Jeremiah Lowery and...

Emancipation Day Celebration in Lincoln Park

“Nowhere else in this great country, with its uncounted towns and cities, unlimited wealth, and immeasurable territory extending from sea to sea, could conditions...

Listen to Last Week’s Chair Debate

Listen to a debate between Chair Phil Mendelson and his challenger Ed Lazere which took place on May 3 at Westminster Church in Southwest. The...

DC Should Act Now to Improve Access to Healthcare for Thousands...

In a time of great turmoil for immigrant families across the country, it is more important than ever that DC be a welcoming and...