Earth Day in D.C.

April 5, 2019

I remember visiting Washington, D.C., with my family when I was in eighth grade. I was so excited that we were there around Earth Day. Leonardo DiCaprio — fresh off […]

Getting the Vote: The Great Suffrage Parade of 1913

March 26, 2019

Luckily, Monday, March 3, 1913, dawned bright and clear. It was cold, but that would only really be a problem for the barefoot dancers on the marble steps of the Treasury […]

Capitol Sisterhood: 2019 Women in Politics


There are many political women in Washington, D.C., of course, and Georgetown has its fair share. Besides Rep. Donna Shalala, the town can boast of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, second […]

Our Black History … in Georgetown

February 20, 2019

To the surprise of some, Georgetown can tell the story of early and contemporary America from a black perspective. 

Winter Is For Movies

January 25, 2019

Let’s talk about marches and shutdowns and “life-threatening” temperatures and scuffles and bigots and presidents and politicians. Let’s not. Let’s talk about Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and […]

Georgetown and D.C. on the Big Screen


While most films centered on Washington, D.C., or Georgetown involve the government, politics, Capitol Hill and the White House — not to mention the military, the CIA or the NSA […]

Oscar Nominees in Home Stretch Spotlight


After various awards ceremonies, the home- stretch spotlight has fallen upon the win-or- lose finalists for the 91st Academy Awards, the Oscars. The just-released list of nominees is a mixed […]