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  • Thomasina W. Yearwood, President & CEO of The Thurgood Marshall Center Trust Pays Tribute To The Late Civil Rights Icon, Congressman John Lewis 

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    WASHINGTON, DC (July 19, 2020) – Today, Thomasina W. Yearwood, President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust, Inc. (TMCT), offers her thoughts regarding the death of civil rights icon, Rep. John Lewis.    “As condolences continue to pour in, I, too, confess that my heart remains heavy as our community, nation and the […]

  • Thomasina W. Yearwood, President & CEO of The Thurgood Marshall Center Trust Pays Tribute To The Late Civil Rights Warrior, The Rev. C.t. Vivian 

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    WASHINGTON, DC (July 19, 2020) – Today, Thomasina W. Yearwood, President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall Center Trust, Inc. (TMCT), offers her thoughts regarding the death of civil rights warrior, the Rev. C.T. Vivian.   “Today, I join millions of others from across the nation and the world in mourning the loss of an […]

  • Film Screening, Panel Focus on Music and Activism of Mavis Staples

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    Film Screening, Panel Focus on Music and Activism of Mavis Staples By Sam P.K. Collins Founder and Host of AllEyesOnDC.com @SamPKCollinsmensclub24 Photo: Mavis Staples (Courtesy)  “You can’t have a movement without music!” Isisara Bey, executive producer of the annual March on Washington Film Festival told an audience of more than 100 music aficionados who gathered in […]

  • Community Members Celebrate Kwame Ture’s 75th Birthday

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    Community Members Celebrate Kwame Ture’s 75th Birthday By Sam P.K. Collins Founder and Host of AllEyesOnDC.com @SamPKCollinsКак составить семантическое ядро для сайта By the end of his life, Kwame Ture cemented a legacy as a master organizer and staunch Pan-Africanist. As a leader of the All African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP), he helped internationalize the […]

  • How Jesse Williams Praised Our Grassroots Organizers More than We Do

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    PHOTO: Actor and award-winning humanitarian Jesse Williams/ Courtesy КАК Я НАШЕЛ СВОЙ БИЗНЕС У СЕБЯ ДОМА By now, most, if not all of the African world has watched or heard about Jesse Williams’ five-minute oratorical masterpiece at the BET Awards earlier this week. Upon accepting the 2016 BET Humanitarian Award, Williams, a Black actor who rarely minces […]

  • AllEyesOnDC Tours Community College Preparatory Academy in Southeast

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    Community College Preparatory Academy, the only adult charter school in the United States, gives adults of all ages living east of the Anacostia River an opportunity to attain their high school diploma and prepare for college-level work see here. Connie Spinner, founding executive director, launched the program after seeing students struggle at the University of […]

  • #OurLivesMatter: One Year Later

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    #OurLivesMatter: One Year Later By Sam P.K. Collins Founder and Host of AllEyesOnDC.com @SamPKCollinskahovka-service.ru If there’s any doubt that District youth want to quell violence in their community and boost civic engagement among their peers, young people at a local recreation center are slowly but surely laying those concerns to rest, all the while sharpening […]

  • Police Union Contracts: The Ultimate Get-out-of-Jail Free Card

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    Police Union Contracts: The Ultimate Get-out-of-Jail Free Card By Sam P.K. CollinsКрышки The 2014 state-sanctioned murder of Chicago teenager Laquan McDonald, like other shootings of its kind across the country, revealed the lengths that city and state political leaders will go to absolve police officers of any responsibility in the callous execution of black people. […]

  • Black College Students Show the Power of Unity

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    Black College Students Show the Power of Unity By Sam P.K. Collins Founder and Host of AllEyesOnDC.com @SamPKCollinsinfolio-rg.ru If there has been any doubt about the power of grassroots organizing, a recent gathering at Howard University (HU) ’s Blackburn Center, has, to some degree, given some hope to the disillusioned. For much of the day […]