As the District of Columbia slowly begins the re-entry phase after the coronavirus quarantine and continuing protests over the murder of George Floyd, things look like they've changed quite a bit here in our town. For many of the new, younger residents this is the first serious civic engagement in which they participate. It brings with them a new generation of leadership and, hopefully, greater involvement in the affairs of the DC community, beyond mere symbolism.
June 10, 2020 by Jose SueiroRead more
Perhaps we should have recognized much earlier the large ambitions of Karl Racine. After all, he had been a White House counsel and was one of the first African Americans elected as managing partner of Venable LLP, a top firm...
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In this 1470 illustration, the radical priest John Ball galvanizes the rebels. The British Library Susan Wade, Keene State College As a professor of medieval Europe...Read more
In some households, children have been learning to cook and bake while parents are home during the pandemic. Catherine Delahaye via Getty Images Stephanie Meyers...Read more
With Mayor Muriel Bowser set to begin reopening DC after the city’s weekslong closure amid a public health emergency, there are legitimate concerns about the...Read more
Rebekah Modrak, University of Michigan When President Donald Trump sent heavily armed federal law enforcement officers and unidentified officers in riot gear into Washington, D.C. during the height of protests recently, Mayor Muriel E. Bowser responded by painting “BLACK LIVES MATTER” directly on the street leading to the White House. While...Read more