Data Suggests Police Prey On Drivers In Black DC Neighborhoods

By Anoa Changa, News One. -

In Washington D.C., Black residents fill the city’s coffers with fines and fees collected through traffic enforcement. A new analysis from The Washington Post found that 62 percent of all fines [...]

Addressing America’s Homelessness And Squalor

By Eleanor Goldfield, Mintpress News. -

Washington, Ward 1 - “I wanna know where the $2.5 million is – that’s my reaction.” Muhsin Boe Luther Umar — or as we call him, Uncle Boe — throws his hands up and shakes his head. In his role as [...]

NATO Interrupted

By David Swanson, Counterpunch. -

Washington, DC (April 5, 2019) - Wednesday morning an event was held in a building overlooking Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., at an organization called the Center for European Policy [...]

No To NATO Spring Actions In Washington, DC

By Popular Resistance -

Every year NATO has held its summits, people around the world have organized massive protests against it: in Chicago (2012), Wales (2014), Warsaw (2016), Brussels (2017 & 2018) — and 2019 will be [...]

‘Massive Fleet’ Of Buses Now Taking New Yorkers To Women’s March

By Catherine Pearson, -

By Catherine Pearson for The Huffington Post - The Women’s March on Washington is happening. It has permits. It has a starting location. More than 150,000 people have indicated on Facebook that [...]

Sioux Nation Brings Oil Pipeline Fight To Washington, DC

By Maria Rachal, -

By Maria Rachal for The Hill - Members of the Sioux nation journeyed to Washington, D.C. this weekend to protest a proposed $3.8 billion oil pipeline they say would contaminate their drinking [...]

Solidarity With COP21 Protests, Hundreds At White House

By John Zangas, -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Washington, DC – Several hundred people allied with environmental organizations rallied at the White House on Sunday, November 30 to show their solidarity with [...]

Cafeteria Union Workers Demand Restaurant Employees Get Better Pay

By Clark Mindock, -

By Clark Mindock of IBTimes - U.S. Senate aides brown-bagged their lunches this week in support of cafeteria workers on Capitol Hill hoping to unionize. The aides were aligning themselves with a [...]

Journey For Justice March From Selma To DC

By Alvin Benn, -

By Alvin Benn in The Montgomery Advertiser - Protest marches have been part of Selma’s civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister leaning on the Bible for [...]

Marijuana Activists Are Chaining Themselves To ‘Liberty Pole’

By Perry Stein, -

At the very deliberate time of 4:20 a.m. Wednesday, dozens of D.C. marijuana activists arrived at the Mall. They put on some music, constructed a 42-foot “liberty pole,” and chained themselves to [...]

Grassroots Activists In D.C. Take On A Corporate Titan

By Joan Shipps, -

Exelon is America's largest producer of nuclear power. But its plants are several decades old now, and getting expensive to maintain. And the increasing cost competitiveness of solar means [...]

Homeless For The Holidays – McPherson Park — Part I

By John Zangas, -

They occupy alleys and benches, the side doorways of office buildings and dead spaces behind dumpsters. They hobble along sidewalks, looking for change, food and clothing. “Can you spare [...]

Stop & Frisk Gets Worse: Jump Outs In Washington

By Nicole Flatow, -

As protests erupt around the country, the “jump-out” has been the focal point of local advocacy for the group known as DC Ferguson. The group held a rally to protest the tactic on the week of the [...]

Thousands Rally In DC Over Ferguson Grand Jury Decision

By John Zangas, -

Thousands rallied in Washington, DC on Tuesday to support the Ferguson, Missouri community following a controversial grand jury decision not to indict White police officer Darren Wilson for the [...]

It’s Easy To Make Day Laborers’ Lives Better, Washington D.C.

By Lydia DePillis, -

Protecting day laborers from contractors who might cut corners on safety or short them on pay, with a fledgling group called Trabajadores Unidos de D.C. – United Workers of D.C. The group, [...]

page 1 of 2