District ribbon cuttings aren't generally known for their controversy, with political rivals willing to make nice at least as long as they're holding those big scissors. Mayoral hopeful and Ward 6 councilmember Tommy Wells took a different approach at last night's O Street Market Giant opening in Shaw, though, helping union workers pull off a protest [...]
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As far as rallies for embattled mayors go, today's affair in support of Mayor Vince Gray at the Wilson Building was pretty tame.
For starters, there wasn't heated rhetoric about a racially motivated witchhunt against a black mayor, a la pro-Marion Barry rallies back in the day. (At one rally for Barry in 1987, about 700 [...]
If you're not busy this Wednesday and happen to be at the Wilson Building:
A faith-based pep rally for Mayor Vince Gray is being organized this week by the Rev. Graylan Hagler of Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ and the Rev. Willie Wilson, of Union Temple Baptist Church.
Hagler says the goal of the event is [...]