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Mayor Muriel Bowser: Get Vaccinated, DC

Dr. Charles Drew once told the world that “excellence of performance will transcend any artificial barriers created by man.” Over the past year and a...

Pandemic May Change DC Criminal Justice

When the DC Superior Court resumed jury trials in April, such proceedings had not taken place for around a year. In that time, the...

Food for the People

On the Anacostia Community Museum’s outdoor plaza, tall pylons and colorful sculptural elements invite the public to rethink the way they look at food...

Defendants Stranded in Jail By Pandemic

When Tom was released by the DC Superior Court from DC Jail in December 2020, the twenty-seven-year-old man had been held for over seven...

Attend Public Meeting on Reservation 13 Development

The District is holding a public hearing about what will happen to parts of Reservation 13. The property is located in Ward 7 to the...

Federal Control Complicates DC Justice

In 2019, DC Council Chair Phil Mendelson (D), Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen (D) and Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) urged the US Senate...

Give Us Statehood Now!

I watched the final vote in the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump with a mixture of frustration and anger.  The frustration was that...

From Pandemic to Protest: A Poem

Tori Collins is a native Chicagoan who lives and works in DC. Currently an unpublished writer, she hopes to self-publish her work in the...

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...

Successes and Challenges in Distance Learning

Experts say that developing quality remote learning plans is something that would ordinarily take school districts months, if not years, of planning. The COVID-19...