A tireless champion of women’s rights and racial justice, Terrell was especially active in the Washington, D.C. area, where she lived for much of her life.
Eighteen years ago, children from around the country showed their support for Arlington’s first responders with drawings, words of encouragement and homemade cards.
Have you driven or walked past the Army Navy County Club in South Arlington? On that same ground in 1870, the Jefferson School opened to educate African-American students.
If you’ve driven down Glebe Road in Ballston over the past few years, you might have noticed the diamond-shaped facade on a new office building at 800 N. Glebe Rd.
If you were standing outside on August 21, you might have seen four enormous grey animals with extremely long noses gallop past, destroying buildings and crops between Arlington and Fairfax County.
Mathematician, Navy Veteran and Arlington resident, Grace Murray Hopper broke down gender barriers throughout her career in the emerging field of computer science.
Can you imagine having to pay a tax for the three previous years before you could cast your vote in an election? Or registering to vote for a federal election, and then discovering that doing so had not registered you to vote in a local election? Poll taxes and dual registrations are two systems that…
Have you ever “penciled someone in” for coffee, or said “my dance card is full” when you’re busy?
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