Author: pickering

  • Summer of Rage

    Summer of Rage

    Abortion protests today from the Women’s March, called the Summer of Rage – starting at Franklin Park and marching to the White House and tying bandannas to the fence. RiseUp4AbortionRights was also demonstrating in Lafayette Park.

  • Folklife Festival

    Folklife Festival

    The 2022 Smithsonian Folklife festival featured the UAE. Falconry Pearl diving music Weaving Mural

  • Overturning Roe

    Overturning Roe

    In front of the Supreme Court as the opinion in Dobbs announced, ending 50 years of abortion rights.

  • Moral March on Washington

    Moral March on Washington

    The Moral March on Washington, sponsored by the Poor People’s Campaign, took place in D.C. on June 18, with thousands at the rally on Pennsylvania Avenue. Drawing on the transformational history of the First Reconstruction following the Civil War and the Second Reconstruction of the civil rights struggles of the 20th century, the Third Reconstruction is a […]

  • Bans Off Our Bodies

    Bans Off Our Bodies

    Bans Off Our Bodies marches took place all over the country on May 14th. The one in D.C. started with a rally on the Washington Monument grounds and ended with a march to the Supreme Court.

  • Overturning Roe

    Overturning Roe

    The shock of Roe being overturned in a draft opinion from Justice Alito resulted in huge crowds coming to the Court. Here’s the scene on late Tuesday, less than 24 hours after Politico published the draft: By Thursday morning, the entire Court had been barricaded: On Mother’s Day, despite the fencing, a crowd showed up […]

  • Emancipation Day fireworks

    Emancipation Day fireworks

    Fireworks on Pennsylvania Avenue, on 4/16/22 in celebration of the 160th anniversary of the end of enslavement in D.C.

  • Emancipation Day parade

    Emancipation Day parade

    April 16, 2022 – the 160th anniversary of the end of enslavement in D.C.

  • Sakura Matsuri

    Sakura Matsuri

    Sakura Matsuri festival on Pennsylvania Avenue in D.C., 4/10/22.

  • Cherry Blossom Parade

    Cherry Blossom Parade