Posts Tagged ‘kenyan mcduffie’

Tommy Wells on D.C. Police Practices: “There Is a Deep Racism Here”

Residents say D.C. police discriminate against black residents.

Legislation Would Ban D.C. Schools From Using Race-Based Team Names or Mascots

A number of District schools have Native American-related mascots.

Chatter: McDuffie’s Wings

Last week’s Loose Lips column pegged Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie as a formidable potential future mayoral candidate—a nod that earned several hear-hears from readers, and a few side-eyes. “I like how a whopping two years with no ethics scandals or trouble constitutes a ‘sparkling ethical record.’ Standards are just so low for councilmembers,” commented Dave, [...]

District Line Daily: Summer Entertainment Guide

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.

Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
It's hot, it's muggy, summer is near—and that means the 2014 Summer Entertainment Guide has arrived. [...]

Stronghold Residents Want to Make Sure Their Water Is Safe

In the last three weeks, every household in the Stronghold neighborhood received a flier at their homes with some startling allegations: The rate of pancreatic cancer in the area is suspiciously high, and some residents suspect that it could be tied to their water supply.
Laura Jackson, who has lived in the seven-square-block radius neighborhood that lies [...]

Who to Vote for (and Who Not to Vote for) in D.C.’s 2014 Democratic Primary

Another election, another set of would-be leaders who mostly seem determined to test just how willing District voters are to keep showing up and voting no matter how lousy their choices are.
What better explanation is there for the field that confronts D.C. Democrats? Four of 13 members of the D.C. Council are seeking the nomination [...]

District Line Daily: Boost From the President

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
President Barack Obama is expected to announce at the State of the Union address tonight [...]

District Line Daily: Smokers’ Dilemma

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.

Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
Councilman Kenyan McDuffie says he will introduce legislation that would raise the legal age to purchase tobacco [...]

District Line Daily: Straight Money

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.

Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie's campaign finance reform package could go to committee vote as early [...]

District Line Daily: Shooting in Adams Morgan

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
A cab driver was shot and killed this morning in Adams Morgan, with the suspects shooting [...]

District Line Daily: D.C.’s Most Dangerous Intersections

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
If you're driving through Washington, you might want to avoid New York Ave. and Florida Ave. [...]

District Line Daily: Cheating Hearts in D.C. Schools

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
The District's inspector general says there's inconclusive evidence of widespread cheating in D.C. public schools under [...]

The Needle: Inspecting the Inspector General

Much-Needed Inquiry: Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie has questions about the inspector general's handling of investigations into school cheating and the D.C. lottery contract. +3
"My Jihad": Ads promoting a peaceful approach to Islam's concept of "jihad" are going up on the Metro system. +2

District Line Daily: “Get Her, B*tch!”

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
Today's must-read: Coolidge High School Principal Thelma Jarrett is accused of beating up another woman [...]

District Line Daily: Flood Relief

A morning roundup of news, opinion, and links from Washington City Paper and around the District. Send tips and ideas to citydesk@washingtoncitypaper.com.
Sign up: To get District Line Daily—or any of our other email newsletters—sent straight to your mailbox, click here.
What better way to enjoy a short week than by seeing the D.C. Shorts Film [...]

...