Black Lives Matter Long-Term Goal: Full Implementation of the NEAR Act

BLM NEAR Act March and Rally

Black Lives Matter activists worked for two years to pass the NEAR (Neighborhood Engagement Achieves Results) Act and get it fully funded. Now they’re working to see that it’s implemented correctly. . . . → Read More: Black Lives Matter Long-Term Goal: Full Implementation of the NEAR Act

Turn Up and Shut It Down in Chinatown News Round Up

April being interviewed

Video coverage of the Black Lives Matter Movement’s Turn Up and Shut It Down in Chinatown event was fairly extensive, in comparison to other events sponsored by the District’s local progressive community. . . . → Read More: Turn Up and Shut It Down in Chinatown News Round Up

Mayor Bowser vs Black Lives Matter, Who Has the Better Plan?

How To Lower Crime

On August 27, 2015, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser publicly unveiled her plan to reduce violent crime in a press conference at the shuttered Malcolm X Elementary School in Ward 8. The rate of homicides within the District has been on the rise. To counter it, Mayor Bowser has proposed a series of initiatives with a […] . . . → Read More: Mayor Bowser vs Black Lives Matter, Who Has the Better Plan?