Vera M. White, Former Jefferson Jr. High School Principal, Passes Away

By Angela Rice  Mrs. Vera Mae White, Jefferson Jr. High School’s illustrious former principal, peacefully passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at the age of 86. A devoted wife to Blanchard White for 62 years and the mother of three sons, she led a life of faith in God and faith in the power […]

They Practice What They Preach

By Wilma Goldstein For 25 years, Brian and Ruth Hamilton have served as co-pastors at Westminster Presbyterian Church, located on the corner of 4th and I Streets in DC’s Southwest neighborhood.  “I think a church really needs to be a community center and has the responsibility of organizing around all kinds of issues and problems […]

Breast Cancer Support Group Continues Virtual Meetings with Expert Speakers

By Southwester Staff Join the Thelma D. Jones Breast Cancer Fund (TDJBCF) virtual support group meeting on Wednesday, June 17, at 6 p.m. on Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/TDJBreastCancerFund/.   The guest speaker will be Talya Gordon, a recent University of Maryland graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Biobehavioral Health, the latter of which […]