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Shaw Community Triumphs in Hard Times

At the turn of the century, commercial activity in Shaw was largely limited to one grocery store and a number of liquor stores and...

Protesters Call for COVID Decarceration

On DC Emancipation Day, April 16, activists organized a caravan that started at 12 p.m. at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital, 1100 Alabama Ave. SE. The...

Mayor Extends COVID Emergency to May 15

At her April 15th COVID-19 briefing, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) extended the closure of non-essential businesses, the stay-at-home order, ban under public gatherings and...

ANC 6E Report

Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6E held its monthly meeting for March at the Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library, 1630 Seventh Street NW on March 3,...

Bowser Announces Help Line, DCPS Grocery Sites

At her daily COVID-19 media conference Monday, April 13, Mayor Bowser announced two new District resources available to residents affected by Coronavirus. The COVID-19...

DC Cultural Plan Working Draft Released

The DC Office of Planning (OP) has released the DC Cultural Plan working draft for public review. The plan was developed by OP in...

Shaw Streets

At the turn of the century, commercial activity in Shaw was largely limited to one grocery store and a number of liquor stores and...

Faith Dane Crannitch (1923-2020)

I am saddened by the passing of Faith, an accomplished Broadway and film actress, DC Mayoral candidate and DC Statehood activist. She was 96. I...

DC 2040

The bullet train pulls into Union Station around noon. I look up from my laptop-phone and see people grabbing their Smart Bags before shuffling...

The Numbers

Many folks who are incarcerated look forward to their release date and life on the outside – from spending time with loved ones to...