Articles tagged: DC
The MLK Library’s exhibit weaves an intricate, illuminating tapestry of D.C.’s Black feminist history, and it leaves a profound impression.
On March 8, statehood activists and elected officials gathered to speak out against their lack of independence at the “Hands Off DC” rally outside Union Station. U.S. Capitol Police arrested at least 17 protesters during the subsequent march on Capitol Hill, including U.S. Shadow Representative of the District Dr. Oye Owolewa.
The District must immediately halt scheduled homeless encampment evictions, redouble its efforts to properly execute its hypothermia plan, and accelerate investments in affordable housing over the long term.
Joel Castón’s vision was simple. In a campaign video put together by the D.C. Corrections staff at the jail where Castón has been a resident the last four years, Castón... Read more
World War I had ended only months before D.C.’s Black veterans found themselves returning to the front lines—only this time to defend their homes against a domestic white supremacist invasion.... Read more
A year into the pandemic, students modified housing plans to replicate the college experience off campus this semester.
Mayor Bowser signed a Mayor’s Order recognizing gun violence as a public health crisis and announced the creation of a prevention program.
Georgetown’s partnership with the shared workspace company WeWork aimed to give many students much-needed study space.
The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority temporarily closed its Blue Line trains amid reconstruction projects.
On Jan. 6, while a joint session of Congress gathered to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election, a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump breached the Capitol... Read more
Undergraduate students, master’s students, and faculty have united through an online petition that calls for an accountability criteria for Georgetown’s relationship with Trump administration officials
Though D.C.’s COVID-19 rates have stayed below those of other regions, this does not mean the District’s COVID response has been perfect. In reality, coronavirus is pushing the city’s most... Read more
On Thursday, Sept. 24, the District of Columbia reported 57 new positive coronavirus cases, almost double those of prior days. D.C.’s overall positive case total is now 15,163, with 623... Read more
On May 13, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced D.C.’s stay-at-home order and public health emergency have both been extended through June 8. The decision is part of a plan headed by... Read more