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Thursday, May 19, 2022

Kim Ford’s Sad Departure

Last month the community was shocked to hear about the resignation of Kim Ford, the chief executive officer and president of Martha's Table. In a...

We Must Accept a COVID Vaccine

When I was 20 years old, I spent two weeks in isolation in Bronx Lebanon Hospital with a life-threatening case of hepatitis. I vividly...

Happy Birthday, Deanwood!

This year's Deanwood Day celebration will take place on May 21, 2022, at IDEA PCS located at 1027 45th St. NE. And Deanwood is...

Goodbye to the Schemes to Focus on Equal Access to Amenities

Did you know that Ward 7 is the single most difficult ward in DC to own a pet?  It is the only Ward that...

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...

Ward 7 Coalition: Equity Denied in Redistricting Process

On Nov. 18, the DC Council Redistricting Subcommittee released its proposed map redrawing the City’s Ward boundaries. In response, Ward 7 elected-officials, community leaders, and...

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...

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...

Why Statehood?

Since the founding of the District of Columbia in 1790, the rights of the residents within the District have changed over time. The twenty-third...

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...