Tina Turner (1939-2023): Simply the Best
Growing up with Baby Boomer parents, I was lucky to have spent my childhood listening to all the greats: Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Sinatra on Sundays and of course, the […]
D.C. Black History Spotlight: Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954)
While browsing the Peabody Room of the Georgetown Neighborhood Library in search of a fitting subject for Black History Month, I came upon an intriguing 1906 local news report which […]
The Juneteenth Federal Holiday: A Backgrounder
This Monday, June 20, is a U.S. national holiday commemorating “Juneteenth,” which falls this year on a Sunday, June 19. Many Americans are unsure, however, about the origins and significance […]
Why Is D.C. Losing So Many Residents?
Why the sudden drop in the District’s population? Just last year on Tax Day, April 15, 2020, Washington, D.C. was reported to be growing for the 14th straight year. According […]