Paint Jam today at Rhode Island Avenue, sponsored by Words Beats and Life. The theme was earth-day, and the 900 foot wall was painted green before the artists started their murals.
Fashion show at Dupont Underground last night.
In front of the House of Representatives tonight, Congresswomen Nancy Pelosi, Gwen Moore, and Jan Schakowsky spoke to the crowd.
I went out this morning to see the Stella snowstorm. Not much accumulation, but still it was pretty wandering around Union Station, the Capitol, and the Supreme Court.
Ndume Olatushani was in prison for 27 years for murder before his conviction was overturned in 2012. During his imprisonment, he turned to art to cope. He’d had a tough life before his imprisonment, including committing lesser crimes, and now dedicates his life to helping stop the “cradle to prison” pipeline that affects at-risk youths. … Continue reading The Cradle to Prison Pipeline
Sunday March 12th, along Constitution Avenue.
On International Women’s Day, Women Workers Rising held a march and a rally in John Marshall Park.
Native Nations Rise is erecting a teepee encampment on the Mall, in view of the White House and Washington Monument, to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. The encampment will remain up for four days.
Following today’s revised travel ban announcement, there was a rally in front of the White House, although it quickly had to move to the north side of Lafayette Square as the police blocked off the area by the White House for non-disclosed reasons (perhaps a motorcade?)