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