Online Exhibits Explore Native American History, Offer Insight into Modern Life

By Southwester Staff Unlike sculpture or painting, which is best experienced in person, photography is an art form that can be appreciated through images and prints outside of art galleries. Developing Stories: Native Photographers in the Field at the National Museum of the American Indian features two photo essays that explore Native American history and […]

Washington Nationals Work to Get Shift Done

By Southwester Staff In late April, Washington Nationals Philanthropies and the Greater Washington Community Foundation announced a new partnership with Get Shift Done to launch the Get Shift Done DMV initiative to coordinate, schedule, and pay adversely affected hourly workers in the hospitality industry to work shifts for local food access providers. Get Shift Done […]

Hometown Heroes

By Rhonda Hamilton On March 12, a fire erupted in an apartment unit in Syphax Gardens on P St., SW. The fire was so intense that smoke could be seen coming out of the roof of the building as well as the apartment unit.  Thanks to the quick response from good samaritans in the community, […]