House Bill on D.C. Statehood Likely to Pass

June 25, 2020

Proposed by Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.), the bill, H.R.51, to be discussed and voted on tomorrow, would declare the city a new state, named “Washington, Douglass Commonwealth.”

Juneteenth’s Time Has Come

June 18, 2020

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.

Defund D.C. Police? No, Says Bowser

June 15, 2020

On June 10, despite the mayor’s opposition, the District Council unanimously approved several reforms to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Bowser Joins Protesters, Pushes Back at Trump (photos)

June 7, 2020

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.

Small, Energetic ‘Unite the Right’ Rally Ends Early

August 13, 2018

When the group made it into Lafayette Square, protesters continued to shout loudly, though they were kept far away, physically, from rally participants. At 5:15, Jason Kessler and his group left.

Counterprotesters Far Outnumber White Nationalists (photos)


The roughly 20 white nationalists who showed up for the “Unite the Right 2” rally were dwarfed by thousands of counterprotesters, who descended upon Lafayette Square to denounce hatred and bigotry.