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Woman’s National Democratic Club at 100: Beautiful and Looking to Renew
October 13, 2022•
On Wednesday evening Sept. 27, the chairperson of the The Get Out The Vote (GOTV) Committee of the Woman’s National Democratic Club (WNDC), looked around her with satisfaction. More than double the […]
‘Undelivered: The Never-Heard Speeches That Would Have Rewritten History’
July 13, 2022•
An edifying, bloated chronicle of what might’ve been. “For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’ ” These woeful words from […]
‘Good Trouble Candlelight Vigil for Democracy’ at Black Lives Matter Plaza in D.C. (photos)
July 18, 2021•
Hundreds of advocates for voting and civil rights assembled on Black Lives Matter Plaza, a few blocks from the White House on Saturday, July 17, to mark the one year […]
Weekly Arts Round Up, October 15, 2020
October 15, 2020•
The 2020 Smithsonian Food History Weekend and a panel tomorrow on the legacy of John Lewis will take place online. In person, you can visit the Kreeger Museum and, soon, Planet Word.
2 Lives, Well Lived: John Lewis and C.T. Vivian
July 20, 2020•
Both men rose up bloody and never raised their hands to fight back. Instead, they continued to march, go to jail and remain true to Dr. King’s nonviolence movement.
Cummings Manned the Bridge of Justice
October 18, 2019•
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings (D-Maryland), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, died at three in the morning on Oct. 17 at age 68.
Washington Bids Farewell to John Dingell
February 14, 2019•
Holy Trinity Church on 36th Street in Georgetown was overfilling with love — and with people — for Dingell, who died on Feb. 7 in Michigan at the age of 92 from complications due to prostate cancer.