ANC2E: Cannabis, Vandalism, Fire, Traffic Study, TJ St. Project                                 

July 6, 2023

The Georgetown-Burleith-Hillandale Advisory Neighborhood Commission’s June 29 meeting for July started with a grateful goodbye to ANC2E Chair Elizabeth Miller. Her family’s downsizing move from Q Street to O Street […]

Black Georgetown’s Lisa Fager Thanks Community

June 26, 2023

The following message is from Lisa Fager, Executive Director of Black Georgetown Foundation: I hope this email finds you well. I am writing to express my deepest gratitude for your […]

Community Grieves Desecration of Child’s Grave at Georgetown’s Oldest Black Cemetery

June 22, 2023

Just after Mt. Zion Cemetery-Female Union Band Society Cemetery held Juneteenth celebrations to commemorate the national holiday on Monday, June 19, for the liberation of the enslaved, terror struck on […]

Georgetown History Alive at Mt. Zion Cemetery on Juneteenth 

June 19, 2023

Mount Zion Cemetery-Female Union Band Society Cemetery, located at 27th Street NW and Mill Road NW, was very much alive on a most appropriate day, Juneteenth, June 19. Hundreds of […]

Editorial: Honoring The Women of Georgetown 

March 8, 2023

Today, March 8, we honor International Women’s Day.   By presidential proclamation, the month of March is also designated every year as Women’s History Month. This time is set aside to […]

Mt. Zion-Female Union Band Society Cemeteries Commemorated on 215th Anniversary

February 21, 2023

At-large Council member Anita Bonds and others participated in a program hosted by Mount Zion-Female Union Band Society Historic Memorial Park, Inc. on Feb. 20. The commemoration linked Washington D.C.’s […]

Knowing and Celebrating Georgetown’s Black History  

February 9, 2022

Thirty years ago, The Georgetowner hosted a reception for a book that helped the town rediscover part of its past. “Black Georgetown Remembered” is now a classic of Black history […]

Mapping Georgetown: Reclaiming Sacred Grounds of African American History

October 18, 2021

Mysterious and sacred, cemeteries hold dear the souls of the dead but are often legendary beyond our fathoming. In Washington, D.C., our fraught social and racial histories are often lost […]