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Mic's Facebook Live 1/20/17

VIDEO: Mic's short film on M4BL inauguration day shutdown 1/20/17 (Mic)

VIDEO: Mic's short film on April Goggans M4BL preparing for inauguration day shutdown 1/20/17 (Mic)

Taking the Pulse of Black America at Inauguration 1/20/17 (NBC News)

"26 photos show Black Lives Matter protesters barricading an inauguration entrance" 1/21/17 (Mic)

We Ready: Baltimore Bloc, black bloc, and others protest Donald Trump 1/24/17 (City Paper)

Muslim Advocates Demand More Than ‘Lip Service’ From D.C. Council February 7, 2017 (Street Sense)

How the Black Lives Matter Movement Is Mobilizing Against Trump February 7, 2017 (Mother Jones)

Has History “Sanitized” King’s Words? Inside the Push to #ReclaimMLK Day January 16, 2017 (yes! Magazine)

Muslim Advocates Demand More Than ‘Lip Service’ From D.C. Council February 7, 2017 (Street Sense)

Speakers Urge Greater Awareness of University Role in Social Justice April 11, 2017 (the Hoya)


Here’s What A Black Lives Matter New Years Eve Protest Looks Like In Downtown 1/1/16 (The Daily Caller)

Mayors Face Push From Black Lives Matter at Annual Meeting 1/20/16 (Time)

Black Lives Matter Protesters Crash U.S. Conference Of Mayors Meeting 1/20/16 (NPR ATC)

Protester calls for Rahm Emanuel's resignation at mayors conference 1/20/16 (CNN)

Black Lives Matter Protesters Call For Justice At U.S. Mayors Conference 1/20/16 (Huff Post)

U.S. Conference of Mayors Opening News Conference 1/20/16 (C-SPAN)

Steely Black Lives Matter Activist Disrupts Press Conference to Call For Rahm Emanuel's Resignation 1/21/16  (Jezebel)

Black Lives Matter Protester Confronts Rahm Emanuel At Mayors Conference (News One)

Democracy Awakening: Criminal Justice Reform and Democracy-All Souls Sanctuary 4/16/16
With an awesome panel of activists and advocates, this workshop will explore how systemic problems in our democracy, including big money in politics and attack on the right to vote, impede criminal justice reform, and how democracy reforms can help advance criminal justice reforms. We will discuss challenges and identify solutions and opportunities for collective work.

Video: D.C. Police Arrest Demonstrator in Anacostia [UPDATE] April 19, 2016 (Washington City Paper)

Black Lives Matter DC speaks out against killing police officers 7/9/16 (ABC7)

Black Lives Matter Protests Continue in Washington, DC 7/10/16 (DCMedia Group)

Black Lives Matter Protests Outside Police Union for More Than 16 Hours 7/21/16 (Washington City Paper)

10 Black activists you should follow on Twitter November 25, 2016 ( DC)

Protesters call for transparency in DC police shooting as they stop traffic 9/16/16 (WTOP)

The Black Press Declares a State of Emergency 9/26/16 (The New Tri-State Defender)\

 Protesters block streets in downtown D.C., demand answers to Sterling death 10/3/16 (Washington Post)

Calls for changes after fatal DC police shooting 10/4/16 (WUSA9)

200+ gather to demand more video in NW DC police-involved shooting  10/4/16 (WUSA9)

Black Lives Matter DC raises questions about DC Police Union chairman 10/15/16 (Fox DC)

Video: Transit Officer Kicks Teen Girl To The Ground At Columbia Heights Metro 10/19/16 (DCist) 

Black Lives Matter DC Organizing Twitterstorm for Man Shot by Police 10/21/16 (NBC 4 DC)

DC residents sound off on state of police, crime, search for new police chief (11/3/16) (Fox5)

Seeking Justice for Alonzo Smith: A Campaign Reaches from the DC Council to the UN 11/10/16 (East of the River DC News)

10 Black activists you should follow on Twitter 11/25/16 ( DC)

On the Ground Show: Black Power at 50 in DC, 1966-2016, Part 3: Social Justice Activism…Actions to Stand with Standing Rock and Against a Muslim Registry…Veteran Intelligence Professionals Debunk Russia Hack Hysteria 12/16/16 (Radio Sputnik)

Unity Rally Not So Unified, Say Local Organizers Exasperated With 'Tourist Activists' 12/19/16 (DCist)



On the Ground Show: ‘Talking About Revolution’: How #BlackLivesMatter is Changing America 3/15/15 (Radio Sputnick)

Black Lives Matter Asks A Question Of Its Own Movement: Where Are More Men? 7/24/15 (Buzzfeed)

‘Talking About Revolution’: How #BlackLivesMatter is Changing America March 15, 2015 (Radio Sputnick)




Door To Door: Marbury Plaza, D.C. And West End, Md. (WAMU 88.5 METRO CONNECTION, 2/3/12)


A disconnect on big issues in the District 6/26/11 (Washington Times)

Volunteer Spotlight: April Goggans Written on Tuesday, 10/4/11 (Bread for the City)

Why I make my workplace giving to Bread for the City 12/5/11 (Bread for the City)


2-year tenants' strike at Marbury Plaza ends with plan for $5 million in repairs 8/18/10 (Washington Post)

Marbury Plaza owner to make $5M in improvements 8/18/10 (Washington Business Journal)

Marbury Plaza: 1500 Tenants End Two-Year Rent Strike 8/18/10 (DC Mud)

Fenty and Gray Carve Up the Real Estate World 8/18/10 (Washington City Paper)

Major Tenant Victory at Marbury Plaza! 8/25/10 (Bread for the City)

Marbury Plaza: Tenants Taking Charge 9/2/10 (The Fight Back)

April on Bringing Change to the Marbury Plaza 2010 (People’s District, site no longer exists) 

Marbury Plaza: Tenants Taking Charge 9/2/10 (The FightBack)