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Monday, February 19, 2018

Free Tax Help at East of the River Libraries

Through April 18, meet with a qualified AARP tax aide at Anacostia Library, 1800 Good Hope Rd. SE, Tuesdays, 11 a.m. and Thursdays, 1:30...

Faithfully Bearing His Cross: The Work of Buddy Harrison

Lord, grant us strength of purpose that we may faithfully bear our crosses each day. ―Concluding prayer, Seventh Station of the Cross, “Jesus Bears the...

Fact or Fiction Fridays: The Rosa Parks Story at the Capitol

Feb. 9, 16 and 23, 1:30 PM. Contrast and compare historic facts to a film clip from the 2002 television movie, “The Rosa Parks...

The Raid at Anacostia Playhouse

Feb. 8 to March 18. Idris Goodwin’s The Raid is a fantasy debate between two American icons: White abolitionist John Brown and Black abolitionist...

American Ensemble Theater Presents Character Building

Saturdays, Feb. 3 to 24, 1 PM. This one-man musical is adapted from talks Dr. Washington gave his students at Tuskegee University. What Dr....

City of Hope: Resurrection City & the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign

This exhibition features Never-Before-Seen Images from Photographers Roland Freeman, Jill Freedman, Robert Houston, Laura Jones, Clara Watkins and Ernest Withers. It also features wooden...

Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh on Public Education

Even before reporters discovered problems with the city's high school graduation rate, Ward 3 Councilmember Mary Cheh (D) was already raising questions. Listen to...

The Springs Return to Springhouse Run

It has always been pretty clear that to restore the Anacostia the way we all want and hope requires a lot of work on...

Congresswoman Norton Leads Busy Schedule of Douglass Bicentennial Events

To recognize the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass, community-based programs and events are happening throughout Washington and surrounding areas this month and...

Federal Tax Bill Will Increase Inequality in DC, But We Can...

Last month, Congress passed a bill that hands out large tax cuts to corporations and the wealthy and puts important social services on the...