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How Does Puerto Rico's Status Vote Help D.C.'s Statehood Push?

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 02.28.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Is there a connection between Puerto Rico's upcoming statehood referendum and the District of Columbia's statehood movement? D.C. Sh...

Meet Markus Batchelor, A Young Leader From Anacostia

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 02.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Sitting in a Foggy Bottom Starbucks on Sunday, a woman leaned over to ask Markus Batchelor his age. "Wow," she said when the George ...

Isaiah 58 And The Fast For DC Statehood

Jeremy John | Posted 04.09.2012 | Religion
Jeremy John

God is asking for the fast that moves beyond prayer and the negation of food to reform our economic relationships of injustice, to undo the cords of oppression.

D.C. Leaders Testify In N.H. On 'New Columbia' Statehood

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The District of Columbia's official push to attain full and equal voting rights in Congress has now arrived in New Hampshire. Granite St...

Let's Ask the States to Stand Together for D.C. Statehood

Michael A. Brown | Posted 03.26.2012 | DC
Michael A. Brown

The StatehoodDC campaign seeks to educate the nation that those residing in the capital city of the free world are not yet free.

Gray, Norton: D.C. War Memorial Nationalization A Bad Idea

The Huffington Post | Megan Arellano | Posted 01.23.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray and local veterans joined a chorus of voices against the proposed rededication of the city's loc...

Snow Threat Postpones D.C. Statehood Mission

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.11.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This week's pro-statehood delegation trip to New Hampshire by members of the District of Columbia government has been postponed due to t...

Keep D.C. Wal-Mart Free at Occupy D.C.

Head-Roc | Posted 02.19.2012 | DC
Head-Roc

When I received a call from Faye Williams of Sisterspace and Books asking me to come rock at Occupy D.C. with hip-hop legends Dead Prez to do a "Keep D.C. Wal-Mart Free" presentation and rally, I eagerly replied "Yes."

Gray To Obama, Congress: Give D.C. Equal Representation

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray, in his welcoming remarks at Sunday's dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial...

Arin Greenwood

D.C. Statehood Rally Honors Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy

HuffingtonPost.com | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Speaker after speaker invoked the civil rights legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. at the D.C. Full Democracy Freedom Rally and March held ...

Tyler Kingkade

D.C. Protests Find Way To Localize Occupy Movement

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- As part of their overarching message, Occupy Wall Street offshoots around the nation have pressed issues of social justice and economic ...

Mayor Proclaims ‘Hayden Panettiere Day' In District (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 11.16.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray held a proclamation ceremony Friday afternoon declaring "Hayden Panettiere Day" in the nation's ...

D.C. Residents Pushing To Rename Pennsylvania Avenue

Politics Daily | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Activists for Washington, D.C., statehood are pushing the notion of symbolically renaming Pennsylvania Avenue -- the grand thoroughfare running past t...

The Day I Lost What Few Voting Rights I Had

Robert Mackey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Mackey

I was an American soldier, but my voice no longer matters. I am to just pay taxes, spill blood if needed in defense of the nation, and dare not ask for the right to be represented by a duly elected Congressman or Congresswoman.

The Gates Affair: Why We Care

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Bruno Sanz

Inheritance is White, poor credit scores, Black. A missing woman is White and a fugitive on the loose is Black.