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 […]

Fire at Carrollsburg Shuts Down Part of M Street

By Matt Koehler Around 2 p.m. on Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, a two alarm fire broke out in a third floor apartment at the north tower of Carrollsburg in Southwest D.C., across from Waterfront Metro.  At least 100 fire and EMS quickly responded to the fire, blocking off a portion of M Street between […]

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 […]