It’s frightening enough that there are American citizens who aspire to an all-white nation. But scarier still is that they now feel comfortable to spew racist, anti-Semitic sentiments, complete with the Nazi salute, in public places. It happened right here in D.C.


  • Holocaust Museum repudiates the white nationalist conference in the District. [DCist]

  • White nationalists give Nazi salute in response to “Hail Trump” call in D.C. [Atlantic]

  • Prediction: Trump will fire a lot of federal employees. [Post]

  • D.C. and area cities vow to remain “sanctuaries” for undocumented immigrants. [WAMU]

  • Comet Ping Pong is victim of fake news, not the center of a child trafficking ring. [NYT]

  • A closer look at the idea to scrap Metro’s founding documents. [GGW]

  • GW English professor launches open group to challenge hate crimes. [GW Hatchet]

  • Parents of Seth Rich make a public plea for clues in their son’s unsolved murder. [Fox5]

  • D.C. man who went blind at 18 plays ice hockey and creates jobs for the blind. [WUSA]

  • A woman is in critical condition after she’s found on fire on a sidewalk. [WJLA, Post]


LOOSE LIPS LINKS, byLiz Garrigan (tips?

  • Mayor Muriel Bowser to name Oakland schools chief as new District chancellor. [NBC4, Post, WAMU]

  • College Dems begin to strategize for the next election cycle. [GW Hatchet]

  • Comedians to raise money for the D.C. chapter of Black Lives Matter. [Borderstan]

ARTS LINKS, by Matt Cohen (tips?

  • Studio Theatre’s latest, Straight White Men, interrogates and analyzes privilege. [WCP]

  • Flasher’s debut EP scores high marks with Pitchfork. [Pitchfork]

  • The bucket that spawned the “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” meme is headed to the Smithsonian. [DCist]

YOUNG & HUNGRY LINKS, by Laura Hayes (tips?

  • The 30 most essential dishes in D.C. [Zagat]

  • These are the coolest restaurant designs from 2016. [WBJ]

  • 10 Tavern & Grill will replace Redline across from Verizon Center. [PoPville]

  • Adams Morgan bar must pay $30,000 after ABRA violations. [Borderstan]

  • These D.C.’s best bars with games. [Thrillist]

HOUSING COMPLEX LINKS, by Andrew Giambrone(tips?

  • Why affordable housing “expires” and its supply shrinks. [Greater Greater Washington]

  • D.C. and Donald Trump could cooperate on infrastructure like public housing. [WTOP]

  • A couple of the ways millennials are driving economic development in the District. [WBJ]

  • A new residential building consisting of almost 400 units is set for 28 K St. SE. [JDLand]

  • What development in the District could look like under President Trump. [Curbed DC]

  • A mixed-use project by nonprofit So Others Might Eat received big tax credits. [Next City]

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