17 Dec 2018


DC Catholic Church Lawyers and Sexual Assault

The following is an opinion by K. Denise Rucker Krepp, a Washington, DC, elected official and former Maritime Administration Chief Counsel Earlier this year, a grand jury released a 900-page report highlighting 70 years of sexual abuse by Catholic priests in Pennsylvania. Sadly, this abuse wasn’t limited to one state and the District of Columbia Attorney […]

12 Dec 2018


Bring Open Captions to the Movies Already!

When English is not your first language –and it isn’t for me, despite having lived immersed in the language for longer than I lived in my primary language– you are bound to miss some dialogue when you’re at the movies. The English language is downright devilish to understand sometimes; add in dialectical differences and two […]

23 Oct 2018


Erasing History: A Tale of Two Civic Associations in Kingman Park

This post was written by Karen N. Smith. Neighbors who want to join KPCA can attend the next meeting, happening at Rosedale Recreation Center on November 14, 2018 from 6 to 8 p.m. Africans and persons of African descent must assume the primary responsibility and leadership in historical research… if we are to continue to leave practically […]

24 Sep 2018


Why I will NOT be attending today’s Entertainment and Sports Arena ribbon cutting

Although The Hill is Home is primarily about Ward 6 and specifically about Capitol Hill, we feel strongly about sharing issues that affect other parts of town (#OneCity). So when we came across this post from Nikki Peele, the dynamic blogger, small business owner and community activist behind Congress Heights on the Rise, we wanted to […]

17 Jul 2018


Who Gets to Decide How to Preserve a Gentrifying Neighborhood’s African American History?

We encourage our readers to submit opinions on subjects about which they are passionate, especially if they are related to our neighborhood and our neighbors’ quality of life. Interested in voicing your opinion? Send us an email at info@thehillishome.com –María Helena Carey By Lindsey Jones-Renaud with Karen Smith When my neighbor Karen Smith and her friends would […]

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