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Charles I. Cassell, an architect who helped shape the campus of the University of the District of Columbia and spent years rallying support for D.C. to become the country’s 51st state, died May 17 at a retirement facility in Washington. He was 96.

Friday, 19 March 2021 22:23

H.R. 51: Making D.C. the 51st State

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Monday, March 22, 2021, 11:00 am (Eastern Time) 

Watch this congressional hearing online by clicking --> HERE

Due to the coronavirus, the hearing will not be open to the public. 

Friday, 19 March 2021 15:02

WIN-TV: Interview with Anise Jenkins

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Anise Jenkins was interviewed about DC statehood by Denise Rolark Barnes, the publisher of The Washington Informer.

To watch this interview online, hover over this hyperlink and click --> WIN-TV (Episode 52, March 19, 2021).

The desire to see the District become the 51st state in the union has been a passion for Anise Jenkins, a native of the city who has worked quietly to see her fellow residents become full American citizens.

By Joyce Robinson Paul dedicated to the Statehood for D.C. Now Movement (2021)

 Monday, February 22, 2021 | 7:00-8:30 pm 


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Monday, 04 August 1997 19:08

Bio Brief - Anise Jenkins

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                                                          snip Anise Jenkins WaPo 13 July 1999      photo Anise Jenkins at the mic

Anise Jenkins
joined the Stand Up! for Democracy in DC Coalition (Free DC) upon its founding in 1997 and has served as its executive director / president since 2008. 

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