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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...

Why Statehood?

Why Statehood ? Statehood is important to me, DC Is a City and Growing up that’s all I thought it could be, Being a city we don’t...

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...

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...

A Home: The Only Place That’s Right For Me

Did you know that this global panorama (CoVid-19) has led to a seller’s market in the US?  If you are thinking about selling your...

Give Us Statehood Now!: The Old Man of Anacostia

June 24 is the last day of the DC public school year and it cannot come soon enough for many students, parents, guardians and...

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...

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...

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...

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...