"Cities, Health, and Growth" Health costs of agriculture and civilization.
"The meaning of work, before and after the plague." The Plague of Justinian changed the economy and the meaning of "labor" and "leisure."
"The Justinian Plague" Tax Policy and the End of the Roman Empire. Who benefits?
At the complex nexus of three Southeast streets – South Carolina, C and 13th – stands a small historical marker that illuminates much of spiritual life in and around Capitol Hill: “May the memory of St. Cyprian's history ever remain as a testament to the goodness of the Lord and the living faith of the … Continue reading Spiritual Life on the Hill
Separated by just 14 city blocks, Mount Moriah Baptist Church and Hill Havurah are still quite distant in some ways. Their interfaith alliance both highlights and attempts to bridge their differences.
In 1992, there were 451 homicides in DC and hundreds of nonfatal shooting injuries. (vs 161 last year and 70+ as of June 2019.) My plea then: Live in your community, celebrate the life within it, and help all of your neighbors to thrive.
Dawoud Bey offers one way to visual what a community loses in the death of its young people. Sans artwork, we can still imagine the grown people we will be missing due to violent deaths of our youth.
Murphy Brown's Thanksgiving episode, however inadvertently, vividly illustrates crucial lessons about police and privilege....
“The place looks like a ghost town now,” one Deanwood resident says. “But those few bottles left on the shelves don't tell the whole story.”