Dr. Ibram X. Kendi Visits Jefferson Middle School Academy

Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, Jidé George, Sanaa Wilson, and Kimberly-Celeste “K.C.” Boyd. Courtesy of the Author. By Matthew Koehler  In January, Jefferson Middle School Academy welcomed guest author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi. Kendi’s new book, Barracoon: Adapted for Young Readers, tells the story of Oluale Kossola, who was a survivor of […]

Westminster Presbyterian Church Launches Tech Academy to Break Cycle of Violence

Participants in the Southwest Academy of DC were mentored in the world of IT and audio-video engineering. Courtesy of Wesley Oliver. By George Kerr III In the heart of Southwest DC, Westminster Presbyterian Church (WPC) embarked on a transformative journey to empower youths with technical skills that promised to break […]

Ahead of New School Year, Community Delivers 2,000 Backpacks through Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid

By Katrina Avila The enduring mission of Serve Your City/Ward 6 Mutual Aid (SYC/W6MA) remains unchanged: to provide resources to Black and Brown youth and families across DC that others may already possess. Whether it’s offering after-school enrichment and tutoring programs or vital support, SYC/W6MA has played a crucial role […]