Meet DC’s Newest At-Large Councilmember

Exclusive Interview with Incoming Councilmember Christina Henderson By Mike Goodman On Nov. 3, voters in Washington, DC elected Christina Henderson as their newest At-Large Councilmember, replacing outgoing Councilmember David Grosso. Councilmember-elect Henderson served in various capacities in DC government from 2012 to 2017, including as a staffer to Councilmember Grosso. A former resident of Southwest, […]

Poetry

Angry Black Hair By Autumn Risbrook Let me just start off by saying thank you for loving my hair I know it’s so fluffy and coily and beautiful And I just needed to say that because I’m a little tired of having it tugged and pulled on by others who are not my mother because as you […]

Greenleaf Redevelopment Story Continues to Unfold

By Near SE/SW Community Benefits Coordinating Council (CBCC) Since Nov. 12, when the D.C. Housing Authority (DCHA) Board of Commissioners authorized Director Tyrone Garrett to begin negotiations with Greenleaf co-developers Pennrose, EYA, and Bozzuto, community leaders have been focused on making sure Greenleaf residents will enjoy vastly improved housing as a result of the redevelopment. […]