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The Old Man of Anacostia: I Hate Guns

I do not like guns. As a child, I did not have toy guns and as an adult I have neither owned a real...

The Anacostia Coordinating Council Boat Ride

Neither drizzly, overcast skies nor cool weather deterred the crowd of over 300 people who came to celebrate this past Saturday with the Anacostia...

Serve Your Community: Run for The ANC

What if an election were held and there were no candidates on the ballot?  For the November 8th general election, thousands of DC voters...

Players Lounge Turns 50

In 1984, I was a volunteer in Jesse Jackson’s campaign for president and was registering voters and circulating petitions to qualify Rev. Jackson’s delegate...

We All Need to Vote

After DC’s June primary, I had several conversations with some folks I know who consider themselves political pundits and mavens and they all commented...

The Old Man of Anacostia

Jonetta, this year Juneteenth is on Father's Day and you will engage in a luncheon conversation sponsored by the Anacostia Coordinating Council at the...

Kim Ford’s Sad Departure

Last month the community was shocked to hear about the resignation of Kim Ford, the chief executive officer and president of Martha's Table. In a...

Pannell: Focus on Neighborhoods to Move Forward

The redistricting of the wards is complete. The demographic and statistical profile of Ward 8 has changed dramatically. Its boundaries now include the Navy...

Pannell: Do Not Underestimate COVID

On Oct. 23, there was a statehood rally at the Robert A. Taft Memorial and Carillon.  I attended, talked with friends, listened to speeches...