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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Restoring Democracy in the Nation’s Capitol

A few weeks ago, the country’s voters went to the polls to elect congressional representatives who will come to the Nation’s Capital to represent...

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,...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Let’s Build on DC’s Progress in 2019

As we collectively utter, “I can’t believe this year is almost over,” it’s worth looking back at all that happened and start to think...

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...

Jack On The Rocks

Dear Readers. This writer seeks your indulgence for his column’s extended absence. In the current era of loquacious political excess conducted by the hyperactive...