In a live telecast to a packed auditorium at the Georgetown Law Center, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee recalled the dehumanizing atmosphere of the military detention center there and criticized the U.S. government’s war on terror.
Mayor Adrian Fenty advanced a proposal last Wednesday to reorganize the District’s public school system and to place authority for all school decisions in the mayor’s office, according to his web site.
In the early afternoon on Tuesday, students passing through Red Square encountered a towering 20 foot representation of the separation barrier built to separate the West Bank from the rest of the country.
Persisting deadlock in the Council of the District of Columbia over the construction of the new baseball stadium could result in significant financial setbacks for the city and jeopardize much needed improvements to local schools.
Dr. Estelle Ramey, professor of endocrinology at Georgetown University Medical Center and famous critic of medically based sexism, died Sept. 8 as a result of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. She was 89.