In Loving Memory of Dr. Lenora Moragne

By Neo H Morake Dr. Lenora Moragne, a Southwest resident since the early 1970s and a youth advocate, passed away on April 1 at Grand Oaks Assisted Living Community in Washington, D.C. of advanced dementia and complications from a recent stroke.   Lenora was born on September 29, 1931 in Evanston, Ill. to Joseph and Linnie […]

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 […]

Black Lives Matter Until Justice Is Truly Blind

By Southwester Staff “The Southwester” prides itself as being a voice in the Southwest community – “Serving the Waterfront Communities of Southwest and Navy Yard,” and due to the events of the past two weeks, we must formally speak out.  Last week, the nation watched in horror as a white police officer kneeled on George […]