Monthly Archives: November 2012

Lessons from Lawrence Guyot

Civil rights activist and American hero Lawrence Guyot died a few days ago. I did not know Mr. Guyot but I felt like I did and I learned a lot from him and his colleagues in the Civil Rights Movement. … Continue reading

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Greater Greater New Columbia

David Alpert in the Greater Greater Washington blog just posted the fifth post in a series on the passage of the District’s Home Rule Act in 1973 (It is well worth reading all posts). The articles cover different facets of the congressional debate on … Continue reading

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Opportunities Abound for DC Statehood

The recent US Election demonstrated that the time for DC Statehood is getting closer and closer and it’s incumbent upon us, the people of the District, to get organized and active to make it a reality. There are a few … Continue reading

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Could it be 16 Senate Statehood Friends?

With former Senator Bob Kerrey pulling closer in the Nebraska Senate race his win, although still not likely, would make it 16 US Senators on record as having previously voted for or co-sponsored a DC Statehood Bill (New Columbia Admission … Continue reading

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