Projections by Robin Bell, on The Line Hotel D.C.
The National School Walkout Day yesterday in D.C. was incredibly moving. A large group of students sat for 17 minutes in silence with their backs to the White House. After that, they marched down Pennsylvania Avenue to the Capitol, where the crowd kept getting larger and larger. A while after they got to the Capitol, … Continue reading National School Walkout Day
Shoes at the Capitol this morning is a display of 7,000 pairs of children’s shoes, one pair for each child killed by guns since Sandy Hook. Barbara and Andy Parker laying shoes for their daughter, the reporter Alison Parker, who was killed while on-air. Lori Haas, mother of one of the students injured in the … Continue reading Shoes at the Capitol
Constitution Avenue, D.C.
On 3/5/18, the deadline for resolving DACA before the court stay.
Rally on the Ellipse today, one day before the March 5th deadline.
Today was the unveiling of the statue of Marion Barry, “Mayor for Life.” The bronze statue by sculptor Steven Weitzman is on Pennsylvania Avenue, in front of the District Building. Many people spoke during the ceremony, including Mayor Bowser and Cora Masters Barry. The speakers acknowledged his flaws, but spoke of how he constantly tried … Continue reading Marion Barry
Scenes from outside the Capitol as Billy Graham lies in honor inside. The public viewing was from 1:00 to 8:00. These photos were taken about 5:00. There was a constant stream of people coming to the viewing, but there was not much of a line outside. Wait times were being quoted as 1 3/4 hours, … Continue reading Billy Graham
Ice carvings and fire dancing by Pineapple Tai at the Fire and Ice Festival at The Wharf on February 24th.