• White Supremacy & the Police, A Love Affair

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    Published September 19, 2017 at 12:34 pm - No Comments "Ghost skin" is a term used by white supremacists to describe those who avoid overt display of their beliefs to blend into society and covertly advanc ...

    White Supremacy & the Police, A Love Affair
  • Many Languages One Voice Defends DACA and Beyond

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    Published September 8, 2017 at 10:42 am - No Comments This moment is meant to divide immigrant communities into who is "deserving and undeserving," it is meant to put the blame on parents of undocumented ...

    Many Languages One Voice Defends DACA and Beyond
  • Black August Finale

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    Published August 28, 2017 at 9:20 am - 2 Comments Black August is almost over. What is Black August? I found the following at The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement: “Each year officially since 1979 we h ...

    Black August Finale
  • Charlottesville and It’s Aftermath: D.C. Alternative News Round Up

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    Published August 15, 2017 at 10:41 am - No Comments A quick search revealed no reports from local television news of last weeks events in Charlottesville or the solidarity marches that followed. Fortuna ...

    Charlottesville and It’s Aftermath:  D.C. Alternative News Round Up
  • The Interrupters Screening and Discussion

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    Published July 7, 2017 at 11:36 am - No Comments Thanks to the recent passing of the Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results Act (NEAR Act), the District of Columbia will create a program similar to ...

    The Interrupters Screening and Discussion
  • DCMJ Inauguration Day Protest

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    Published January 23, 2017 at 8:50 pm - No Comments What will the Trump Presidency mean to the District of Columbia? With its status as a federal district, all laws passed by the City Council are subjec ...

    DCMJ Inauguration Day Protest
  • Not Enough Money for Low-Income DC Residents, But Tax Cut for Wealthy Unchanged

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    Published May 31, 2016 at 11:27 am - No Comments Cross-posted from Poverty & Policy Written by Kathryn Baer As you local readers probably know, the DC Council passed a budget for the upcoming fis ...

    Not Enough Money for Low-Income DC Residents, But Tax Cut for Wealthy Unchanged
  • No Shortage of Ideas for Better, More Affordable Child Care

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    Published May 9, 2016 at 10:51 am - No Comments The cost of un-subsidized child care is extraordinarily high, raising sometimes insurmountable barriers to low-income parents who want to work. The co ...

    No Shortage of Ideas for Better, More Affordable Child Care
  • Survival’s Price

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    Published May 2, 2016 at 6:18 pm - No Comments “...Afro-Americans have never had any kind of a chance to recover from the traumatic wounds of slavery…” Michele Wallace, The Culture War withi ...

    Survival’s Price
  • Changing the Rules on Graduation Requirements

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    Published March 31, 2016 at 2:51 pm - No Comments DC "State" Board of Education has proposed changing the rules for District of Columbia Graduates. Rather than taking all the courses required to get t ...

    Changing the Rules on Graduation Requirements
  • Taking Black History Seriously

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    Published February 27, 2016 at 1:34 pm - No Comments If Black history were taken seriously, the myth of Black inferiority, a foundational pillar of white supremacy, would be incapable of justifying itsel ...

    Taking Black History Seriously
  • From Civil Rights to Human Rights, Black Community Control Now!

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    Published February 6, 2016 at 7:45 pm - No Comments A United Nations Working Group preliminary report on human rights violations against Black America advocates Black community control of police. From Civil Rights to Human Rights, Black Community Control Now!

  • Placing DC’s Crime Wave in Context

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    Published January 19, 2016 at 6:41 am - 2 Comments This past summer, much media attention was given to what has been called a “surge” of violent crime in DC. Resident reactions to the violent crime ...

    Placing DC’s Crime Wave in Context
  • DC Council Votes to Lower the Legal Standard for new Family Shelters: “What’s wrong with us?”

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    Published November 11, 2015 at 2:18 pm - 5 Comments Cross-Posted from the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless Written by Patricia Mullahy Fugere Last week, the DC Council voted 9-4 against requirin ...

    DC Council Votes to Lower the Legal Standard for new Family Shelters: “What’s wrong with us?”
  • Supporting the Movement for Black Lives

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    Published August 29, 2015 at 1:56 pm - No Comments Posted on behalf of Black Lives Matter DMV These next 3 weeks are going to be very busy for the Movement for Black Lives here in DC. We get a lot of a ...

    Supporting the Movement for Black Lives

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Many Languages One Voice Defends DACA and Beyond

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This moment is meant to divide immigrant communities into who is “deserving and undeserving,” it is meant to put the blame on parents of undocumented youth, it is meant to uphold the criminalization of Black and Brown immigrants who are disproportionately targeted by police, ICE and the criminal justice system. This moment is meant to break us, but we are resilient people and we will fight for a liberation that goes beyond documentation or any legislation. . . . → Read More: Many Languages One Voice Defends DACA and Beyond

Black August Finale

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Black August is almost over. What is Black August? I found the following at The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement: “Each year officially since 1979 we have used the month of August to focus on the oppressive treatment of our brothers and sisters disappeared inside the state-run gulags and concentration camps America calls prisons. It is during […] . . . → Read More: Black August Finale

Charlottesville and It’s Aftermath: D.C. Alternative News Round Up

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A quick search revealed no reports from local television news of last weeks events in Charlottesville or the solidarity marches that followed. Fortunately, the District also has reporters who routinely imbed with the activists and organizers at these events. Here is reporting from two of them. . . . → Read More: Charlottesville and It’s Aftermath: D.C. Alternative News Round Up