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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Meet Your Neighbor: Philip Pannell

Philip Pannell remembers times where, at the height of the HIV/AIDS crisis in the District, multiple friends’ funerals were scheduled for the same day....

Priorities, Differences Discussed by SBOE Candidates

The inaugural debate between candidates for DC's At-Large Member of the State Board of Education (SBOE) took place Sept. 29 at 4:30 p.m. via...

Renters Seek Financial Relief

Though the District still reports dozens of coronavirus cases daily, many beauty salons, fitness centers, restaurants and other nonessential businesses have cautiously reopened, welcoming...

A Polymath Walks Among Us

“What sign are you?” saxophonist Steve Coleman asked Terence Nicholson.  “A Virgo” Nicholson replied.  “You guys are good at starting things but not good...

Helping Mitigate COVID Effects —With Tutoring

A group of students and recent grads from the District and area have gotten together to offer free online tutoring and enrichment programs to...

Race and U.S. History in the Classroom

Cornerstone School Principal and Executive Director Derrick Max remembers watching video of the murder of George Floyd. Floyd was killed by Minneapolis police May...

DCPS Chancellor: Remember to Enroll

With thousands of District of Columbia Public School (DCPS) students returning to school in less than a week, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) updated residents...

UMC Mobile Health Unit Program Delayed

The mobile health unit that was supposed to come to Ward 7 starting Wednesday, Aug. 26th will roll in a little later than anticipated,...

Managing a COVID Side Effect: High Utility Bills

Have you checked your utility bills lately? With the “away” settings on thermostats collecting virtual dust, home internet routers working overtime, our electricity, water,...

Delaware Added to High-Risk States List

DC Health updated its list of high-risk states, adding Delaware, Hawaii and South Dakota, and removing Montana and New Mexico, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D)...