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Tuesday, October 26, 2021

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...

Black Power is Black Votes

“Black power is black votes, if we want to stay in our neighborhoods we must vote,” says Mrs. Stancil, a 92-year old Elder and...

Mayor Muriel Bowser: Get Vaccinated, DC

Dr. Charles Drew once told the world that “excellence of performance will transcend any artificial barriers created by man.” Over the past year and a...

Darren Be Scheming: Cover Your Assets

Did you know that most Americans don’t have the recommended $3,000 emergency savings to cover unexpected expenses? Luckily, you all have been scheming with me...

Give us Ranked Choice Voting

In 2000 and 2016 the Democratic presidential candidates who won the popular votes lost in the Electoral College and George Bush (the son) and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

March in Pallisades July 4th Parade With Hillcrest Community Association

The Palisades Citizens Association (PCA) contacted the Hillcrest Community Civic Association (HCCA) leadership team to invite HCCA to participate in tis 55th annual 4th...