Articles tagged: DC News


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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

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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.

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D.C. statehood is closer than ever. The Senate will decide its fate.

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.

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Mayor Bowser announces launch of D.C.’s first Office of Racial Equity

The office was established as part of the Reach Act, which included sections on racial equity training for D.C. governmental employees.

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D.C. teacher’s union fights for COVID-19 protective measures, sparks backlash from the city

The tension culminated in the District filing a restraining order against WTU to prevent a potential strike against reopening.

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Recently uncovered bodies at Q Street reveal a connection to the Georgetown slave trade

Archaeologists discovered the remains of 28 African Americans at the 3300 block of Q Street NW in Georgetown from the early 1800s.

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WMATA shuts down Blue Line, closes stations for maintenance

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority temporarily closed its Blue Line trains amid reconstruction projects.