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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Finding Employment: Darren Be Scheming

Did you know that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has extended the deadline to file from April 15th to May 17th? This is great news...

Give Us Statehood Now!

I watched the final vote in the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump with a mixture of frustration and anger.  The frustration was that...

Insurrection Overshadowed A Historic Day in Georgia

January 6, 2021 was a shameful day in U.S. history with the pro-Trump invasion and desecration of the Capitol. Because of that disgraceful incident,...

Applications Open in $103,000 Grant for Nonprofits, Charities

Impact100 DC, a multi-ethnic network of women committed to service, has announced its first competitive grant. It has started the process to award a...

D.C. Witness’ Response to Councilman White’s State of Emergency Declaration 

With homicides in Washington DC starting the year 2021 with a pace that has already exceeded last year’s total during the same timeframe, Councilmember...

The Old Man of Anacostia

When a new year arrives, there are always people who make resolutions--some which they keep and others that are broken by Groundhog Day.  A...

Opinion: The Old Man of Anacostia

After 31 years of being on the DC police force, three of which he served as chief, Peter Newsham is stepping down this month. ...

Opinion: Our Neighborhoods Need Volunteers

Our neighborhoods, city and nation could not operate effectively if it were not for volunteers.  The east of the river neighborhoods depend on volunteers...

Opinion: Defunding Police? I Don’t Get It

The "34th-n-EAT" block party was an annual affair promoted widely on social media with the promise of food and drinks. It was advertised as...

Defunding Police? I Don’t Get It

The "34th-n-EAT" block party was an annual affair promoted widely on social media with the promise of food and drinks. It was advertised as...