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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Checking In and Helping Out on Our River

Psychology experts say it’s always smart to spend some hours walking with nature, helping others and seeking out ways to document positive change in...

Busboys and Poets opens in Anacostia amid uncertainty of future development...

Following years of anticipation, the wait is finally over. After holding a series of local hiring fairs, Busboys and Poets opened its doors in...

Who’s Leading the Redevelopment of Barry Farm?

Now in its 13th year, the process to redevelop Barry Farm, a 34-acre, 444-unit tract in Southeast publicly owned and operated by the DC...

With Barry Farm All but Abandoned, the Fight for its Future...

It’s been over nine months since DC’s highest court rejected redevelopment plans for Barry Farm, awarding a major victory to residents suspicious of relocation...

How to Get Involved in the DC Budget

Driver’s licenses. Trash collection. Affordable housing. Teachers and police officers. Library books. What do they have in common? These things that affect our daily lives...

Anacostia Mourns Loss of Two Activists

Darnell Bradford-El: 1946-2019 Members of the Moorish Science Temple of America, ministers of the Nation of Islam, community activists from the civil rights movement, educators...

Malik Lloyd, DC’s Inline Skating Ninja

Malik Lloyd, an unassuming, lanky lad from Ward 7, is now making black history as a world-class inline skater and instructor. For those who...

Activists Give Hope to Victims of Gun Violence

Ryane B. Nickens, a native of DC’s Ward 8, is no stranger to gun violence. When she was just eight years old, she saw...

DC Environmental Legislation Brings Changes in 2019 and Beyond

While DC’s Clean Energy bill was the most far-reaching environmental legislation of 2018 – ensuring that the District runs on 100 percent renewable energy...

A Marshall Plan for Trauma

“We’re only now becoming facile in the language of trauma,” said DC Attorney General Karl Racine, who is heartened by the District’s progress. “This...