Download this Fact Sheet and use it whenever you discuss or study why we should have statehood here in Washington, Banneker City, New Columbia, Potomac or whatever you may want to call our city-state.
Pictured is recently deceased Barbara Lett Simmons seated in rear with Frank kameny and Charles Cassell in the forward passenger seat. They are being driven in a July 4th Palisades Parade by the photographer's husband. (photograph by Ann Loikow).
They are all wearing Free DC caps!
Michael D. Brown, the "shadow" US Senator who represents District of Columbia in its quest for statehood and full democracy responds to an article by Patrick Mara who supports negotiating for degrees of rights rather than focusing on full statehood rights.
The following letter urges Anita Bonds, chair of DC State Democratic Committee, to get DC Delegates to the Convention to put the word "Statehood" in the DNC platform.
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