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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Happy 125th Birthday, DCPL!

Join the DC Public Library on Thursday, June 3 to enjoy a few special activities that will make this anniversary memorable and festive! Be one...

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...

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...

DC’s Black and Brown Students Face Perilous School Year

Our country is confronting dual cataclysms: one the global pandemic now afflicting millions and one a long-overdue reckoning of the centuries-old scourge of racism....

The Old Man of Anacostia

Several years ago I decided that I would stay home on the Fourth of July because I cannot distinguish the sound of fireworks from...

The Unearthing Of A Buried Sin

"How Long, Not Long" --the phrase that rang out from the public speech Our God Is Marching On! delivered by Martin Luther King Jr....