The official ceremony to dedicate the memorial, located in West Potomac Park near the Tidal Basin, was held on Oct. 16, 2011.
The mayor authorized the city administrator to “implement such measures as may be necessary or appropriate to protect persons and property in the District of Columbia” for 15 days.
Down Pennsylvania Avenue was the place to go — near the White House, 16th and 17th Streets, Black Lives Matter Plaza and St. John’s Church at Lafayette Square.
Artist Suzanne Brennan Firstenberg of Bethesda changes the numerals on the sign regularly. Ruppert Landscape donated its skills to get the Armory Parade Ground installation started.
The Oct. 9 performance by the Dana Tai Soon Burgess Dance Company, outdoors at the Arts Club of Washington, was noteworthy for being danced in front of a live audience.
Just 17 days before the election, the Women’s March organization plans a demonstration targeting President Donald Trump, in particular his move to fill Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s seat.
After thousands paid their respects to the late Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the U.S. Supreme Court, she become the first woman and the first Jewish person to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol.
At the mayor’s press conference, MPD Chief Peter Newsham gave details about the violence that had broken out early on Aug. 9 during a community cookout in Southeast D.C.
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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.”