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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...

Make Voting Easier East of the Anacostia

Much has been written and posted on social media about low voter turnout in June's Democratic primary election, with pundits speculating about the causes. One popular...

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...

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...

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....

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: The Old Man of Anacostia

After 31 years of being on the DC police force, three of which he served as chief, Peter Newsham is stepping down this month. ...

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...

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 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...