Rain Dance If he’s so great, why don’t you marry him? That, more or less, is the thrust of a letter At-Large D.C. Councilmember Carol Schwartz sent to colleague Charlene Drew Jarvis last week, in the wake of a racially charged battle over the Rev. Willie Wilson’s nomination to be a University of the District of Columbia (UDC) trustee. “Since you are so enthusiastic about the Rev. Wilson and all the attributes he will bring to UDC, why did you not select him for your own Board of Trustees at Southeastern University?” Schwartz asked the Ward 4 councilmember, who doubles as Southeastern’s president. Jarvis—whose board is short on activist preachers and long on economic rainmakers like D.C. Chamber of Commerce President Elizabeth Lisboa-Farrow and Economic Development Finance Corp. Chair Barbara Davis Blum—wouldn’t fire back. “I want to keep this discussion in the context of my role as a legislator,” she says. One of only two votes against the controversial minister, Schwartz now says her letter was “personal and confidential.” Funny, then, that she cc’d it to “All Councilmembers.”