People who know DC best call on elected officials to protect residents, especially service workers and those facing homelessness, as well as groups and locations — including BLM Plaza, Black churches, and other congregations — targeted in the past by armed insurrectionists. Video below. Audio here —
On the January 13 edition of “Community thru Covid,” we hear from local activists and neighborhood representatives about preparations for the Inauguration and related threats to the city.
Guests: Salim Adofo, Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner for ANC 8C, encompassing a large section of Ward 8 along the Anacostia River (SE), and a leader in several organizations including National Black United Front; Anthony Lorenzo Green, core organizer for Black Lives Matter-DC, and commissioner for ANC 7C in far Northeast, Ward 7 ; and Trupti Patel, commissioner for ANC 2A03 in Foggy Bottom, Ward 2 (NW), lead organizer for One Fair Wage-DC, and one of the organizers of “Recommendations to Mayor and Council for Inauguration Week,” and
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