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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...

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....

Gap Years and the Class of 2020

As a college and gap year counselor, I always get excited when high school students ask me about the possibility of taking time off...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...