Non-Violent Direct Action
How An Act of Non-Violent Direct Action Seeks to Navigate A Sea of Change In Shaw
SHAW COMMUNITY CENTER URGENTLY NEEDS YOUR HELP
In 1991, the Shaw Community Center was created as a social justice outreach program of the Potomac Association, United Church of Christ, along with the histo...
Shaw Community Center – Call To Vision
As the single largest mission and first grantee of the Potomac Association’s Social Action Ministry, Shaw Community Center, occupies a unique role advancing ...
Place-Keeping; How Act of Non-Violent Direct Action Seeks to Navigate A Sea of Change In Shaw
By Omari A. West When a 50-foot mural of what appeared to be a drag-queen announcing the arrival of The Shay apartments building suddenly appeared on the sid...
Institutional Insularity of The Black Elite: The Closing of Lincoln Temple
By Sudi West By now, the entire country has heard about the sad closing of one the nation’s oldest surviving black churches, Lincoln Temple in Shaw. The Chur...
A Continuity amidst Change – Lessons from a Local Entrepreneur
By Omari A. West When one talks to local entrepreneur, lawyer and visionary Stanley Mayes, one is immediately struck by a sense of irony. Irony in the sense ...
Cheryl Lofton Cleaners: A Proud Vision for Local Business Thrives Amidst a Changing Landscape
By Omari A. West Over the past ten years, Shaw has emerged, not only as a destination location for arts and entertainment, but also host of a growing small b...