Tag Archives: Washington, DC

15Jan/17

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C.

Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Leaders of the march (from left to right) Mathew Ahmann, Executive Director of the National Catholic Conference for Interracial Justice; (seated with glasses) Cleveland Robinson, Chairman of the Demonstration Committee; (standing behind the two chairs) Rabbi Joachim Prinz, President of the American Jewish Congress; (beside Robinson is) A. Philip Randolph, organizer of the demonstration, veteran labor leader who helped to found the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, American Federation of Labor (AFL), and a former vice president of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO); (wearing a bow tie and standing beside Prinz is) Joseph Rauh, Jr, a Washington, DC attorney and civil rights, peace, and union activist; John Lewis, Chairman, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee; and Floyd McKissick, National Chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality.]

12Jan/17

Former MI-6 spy revealed as author of Trump dossier

Former British Intelligence agent Christopher Steele is believed to have written a dossier on compromising material Russian operatives allegedly had collected on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

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10Jan/17

Kerry warns of ‘authoritarian populism,’ takes jab at Trump tweets

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry warns of the dangers of authoritarian populism as he offers a thinly veiled critique of Donald Trump’s prolific use of Twitter.

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23Nov/16

White House: We will not undermine ability to implement Iran nuclear deal

White House says it will not sign any legislation that would undermine the ability to implement the Iran nuclear deal.

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21Nov/16

Priebus: We are not going to have a registry based on religion

Incoming Trump chief of staff, Priebus, says there will not be a registry based on religion but a new vetting system will have to be put in place.

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17Nov/16

Defeated U.S. candidate Clinton says – ‘Fight for our values’

Defeated Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton calls for a renewed fight for a more-inclusive United States despite disappointment over an election loss that laid bare national divisions.

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16Nov/16

Senate Democrats slam Trump over Steve Bannon choice

Democrats slam U.S. President-elect Donald Trump over his choice of Stephen Bannon as a key aide, saying it would elevate the white nationalist movement into the top levels of the White House.

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24Jan/16
winter storm in Washington

Images of the East Coast’s paralyzing blizzard

Reuters photographers capture scenes from Washington, DC, New York and New Jersey after a blizzard dumped huge amounts of snow on the northeastern United States.
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19Oct/15

Comedian Eddie Murphy honoured in DC

(REUTERS / WETA WASHINGTON, D.C. / MT PRIZE PARTNERS J.V.) – Comedian Eddie Murphy was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.
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11Oct/15

Farrakhan praises protesters behind Black Lives Matter

Nation of Islam Leader Louis Farrakhan praises the protesters behind Black Lives Matter, as he addresses crowds at a “Justice or Else” rally in Washington, commemorating the Million Man March 20 years later.

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