“A safe community is important in all the work we do and if people do not feel safe in their community, then we still have important work to do,” said Robert […]
The verdict, satisfying as it was, is not the end of the story. There will be more George Floyds, more difficult conversations and much more work to be done.
In D.C., Friday, June 19, will be a day of renewed and expanded demonstrations, calling not only for justice for George Floyd and other African Americans murdered by police but for meaningful steps toward Black equality.
I thought about Emmett Till as I watched the video of George Perry Floyd dying in the street. I can never forget George calling for his mother before taking his […]
The mayor, Georgetown University President John DeGioia and Emerson Collective CFO Dan Tangherlini participated in the Georgetown Business Improvement District’s virtual annual meeting on June 10.
Second District Cmdr. Duncan Bedlion admitted that the police had failed to protect Georgetown businesses because their numbers were few and most were deployed elsewhere.
Mayor Bowser strolled through the earnest and sometimes festive crowd near the St. Regis hotel and St. John’s Church on June 6, speaking briefly at the corner of 16th and Eye Streets NW.
As residents and slightly startled diners at Martin’s Tavern looked on, protesters sat on the street, chanting “Black Lives Matter” and “This is what democracy looks like.”
The Rev. Gini Gerbasi was at her old church to protest George Floyd’s death. Her account of her experience on June 1 launched a Twitter hashtag: #aforcetobereckonedwith.