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As winter descends, Arlington County fights to lower homeless Black population

November is the start of hypothermia season, and with cold-weather temperatures comes the need for more shelter for those experiencing homelessness in Arlington — particularly Black people who experience it at...

Trump administration’s federal executions spark protest, vigil at BLM Plaza

Several protesters gathered at BLM Plaza and over 1,000 more virtually to protest the execution of Orlando Hall.

Black restaurant owners need tech and each other, panelists say

Business owners and entrepreneurs emphasized the importance of technological literacy and brand collaboration during the DMV Black Restaurant Week virtual conference.

Hill restaurant stung by COVID-related violations

Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March, restaurants have had to adapt to the growing set of health and safety guidelines designed to protect workers and patrons against the virus. In Washington...

DC app-based drivers monitoring fallout from California vote

Proposition 22 passed in California, solidifying platform workers as independent contractors. However, labor experts and organizers in Washington DC say they would welcome a reclassification to employees.

TPS recipients push Biden to permanent residency

Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients, organizers and allies gathered at a rally at the Black Lives Matter Plaza on Friday afternoon to push Congress to create a pathway to citizenship for immigrants and to save...

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