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Nellie’s Sports Bar attempts to reopen one month after security dragged a Black woman down the stairs
CW: This article references violence to Black and LGBTQ+ individuals and communities. Nellie’s reopened and broke a month-long public silence following their closure on June 13, the day after Keisha... Read more
Protesters call for Nellie’s Sports Bar to close after bar security dragged a Black woman down the stairs
Protesters gathered in front of Nellie’s Sports Bar, calling for the local community to boycott the well-known gay bar after a viral video.
Metrobar aims to serve its guests in an accessible environment where Washingtonians can engage with the District’s artistic community.
Passing along party lines, legislation to admit D.C. as the nation’s 51st state was approved by the House of Representatives on April 22.
The office was established as part of the Reach Act, which included sections on racial equity training for D.C. governmental employees.
The tension culminated in the District filing a restraining order against WTU to prevent a potential strike against reopening.
D.C. NASA Headquarters was renamed in honor of pioneering aeronautical engineer and mathematician, Mary Jackson.
Archaeologists discovered the remains of 28 African Americans at the 3300 block of Q Street NW in Georgetown from the early 1800s.
Bowser surveyed D.C. residents about their priorities for the city’s budget, marking the first step in D.C.’s budget process.
Mayor Bowser signed a Mayor’s Order recognizing gun violence as a public health crisis and announced the creation of a prevention program.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority temporarily closed its Blue Line trains amid reconstruction projects.
Wisemiller’s Deli has started a “cookies by mail” service to maintain their business during the COVID-19 pandemic.
D.C. Health's new model for COVID-19 vaccine distribution will make a larger population eligible for doses, as D.C. becomes one of the most efficient U.S. territories to inoculate its residents. As concerns grow regarding inequitable distribution in D.C., more vaccine appointments are being created for residents of Wards with high COVID-19 numbers.
An extremist mob of President Donald Trump’s supporters violently breached the U.S. Capitol building on Jan. 6.
The D.C. City Council unanimously voted to pass the Racial Equity Achieves Results (REACH) Emergency Amendment Act of 2020 at their meeting on Nov. 10.
The D.C. police union filed a civil lawsuit against the city government on behalf of more than 1,000 officers on Oct. 5.
D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) announced this week that they will not be reopening schools for in-person learning for roughly 7,000 elementary students next week as previously planned.