capturing D.C. at its most creative, unusual, passionate, and compassionate
D.C. is often portrayed as a land of monuments and politicians. We want to show you something more. These are the stories that matter to us — about the city, its people, and the lives they lead — sometimes joyous, sometimes sad, often messy, but always interesting.
Juneteenth has been celebrated since 1866 to commemorate the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. This year, it was declared a Federal holiday, and as President Biden said, “All Americans can feel the power of this day, and learn from our history.”
There was a lot of disappointment when the Pride Parade had to be cancelled for the second year because of the pandemic, but last Saturday’s Pride Walk and Rally was a wonderful event that offered all the joy of more traditional Pride celebrations.