Category: Brookland Manor

Alert: Letter Sent to Council in Opposition to a Racist Comp Plan

Brookland Manor Association Urges Council to Oppose a Racist Comp Plan FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 1, 2021 Contacts: Ms. Minnie Elliott, BMBVRA President, bmbvassociation@gmail.com, (202) 299-6647 Beth Wagner, Organizer, brooklandmanorcoalition@gmail.com, (301) 800-1497 Ian Coon, Communications, ian.coon97@gmail.com, (515) 822-8834 Washington— Brookland Manor, the largest remaining affordable housing community in NE DC, and organizers gathered over 350 […]

Opinion: There can be no racial equity in D.C. when Black and Brown families are being displaced

The Washingtonj Post/Opinion by Minnie Elliott Opinion | D.C. is funding displacement at Brookland Manor. It can’t stand. – The Washington Post  March 5, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. EST Minnie Elliott is president of the Brookland Manor/Brentwood Village Residents Association. I am an 83-year-old great-great-grandmother and president of the Brookland Manor/Brentwood Village Residents Association. As a […]

Press Release: MORE THAN 115 PEOPLE REGISTER AND ATTEND PROTEST OF WARD 5 COUNCILMEMBER KENYAN MCDUFFIE

115 People Protest Kenyan McDuffie

MORE THAN 115 PEOPLE REGISTER AND ATTEND “VIRTUAL” PROTEST OF WARD 5 COUNCILMEMBER KENYAN MCDUFFIEFOR RELEASE: March 3, 2021 Contacts: Beth Wagner, Organizer, ward5criesout@gmail.com, (301) 800-1497; Ms. Minnie Elliott, BMBVRA President, bmbvassociation@gmail.com, (202) 299-6647 Washington, DC — In what may be a first in DC, Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie was the object of a […]

Press Alert: CM McDuffie Subject of Virtual Protest on Tuesday

Ward 5 Cries Out: No Action is No Equity!

CM McDuffie Subject of Virtual Protest on Tuesday   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 1, 2021 Washington, DC — Ward 5 Councilmember Kenyan McDuffie is the target of an upcoming virtual protest by several Ward 5 groups who are harmed by his refusal to act for his constituents, even declining numerous requests to meet.   What: Virtual protest of […]