The Gentrification of Adams Morgan

By Mary Hopkins Displacement is a familiar story here in Washington, D.C. Whether it’s because of sudden spikes in rent or property taxes so high that homeowners can’t keep up, black and brown folks inevitably get pushed out while white folks move in. But these things don’t come from nowhere. Before pricing even comes into... Continue Reading →

A Complicated Past: Universities & The Legacy of Slavery

By Richard Pedersen On December 9th, 2020, President Daniels shared an email with the Johns Hopkins community that shattered previously-held notions regarding our institution’s founder and namesake. For decades, the Hopkins community believed its founder had been an ardent abolitionist dedicated to human freedom and equality. However, the reality is more complicated. Research on Johns... Continue Reading →

Editorial: The Insurrection Will Be Live Streamed

By Adam DuBard The Capitol Hill riot on January 6, 2021, was an event completely without precedent, and one that captured the nation’s attention immediately. Following a rally where President Trump and several of his closest supporters, including several members of Congress, spoke, thousands of Trump supporters marched from the White House to Capitol Hill.... Continue Reading →

Where does the Democratic Party go from here?

By Adam DuBard The Democratic Party and its base were faced with an unfortunate dilemma in the wake of the November 2020 elections. With the votes all counted, how were Democratic voters meant to evaluate the electoral results? Yes, priority number one had been accomplished with Joe Biden’s victory over President Trump, and two Senate... Continue Reading →

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