Montana Terrace Update - 8/20/2018

Justice First will continue to feature regular updates on the living conditions of two families at Montana Terrace, a public housing property in Northeast Washington, D.C., managed by the D.C. Housing Authority. This report constitutes our eighth update on Montana Terrace, which began with interviews that exposed deliberate neglect by the Housing Authority.  Read more

8/20/2018 Newsletter: Contempt Motion Filed Against Slumlord Over Congress Heights

In today's newsletter, we discuss the latest development in the legal battle for which we continue to organize with the Alabama Ave/13th Street Tenant Coalition at Congress Heights. We continue our reporting on Montana Terrace, and the Housing Authority's silence regarding mold infestation and other shocking conditions in public housing, and highlight a LinkUp Black August event featuring political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal. Read more

Video: LinkUp Interview with Yvonne Johnson, Vice President, Brookland Manor/Brentwood Village Residents Association

LinkUp features an interview with Yvonne Johnson, tenant at Brookland Manor, and Vice President of the Brookland Manor/Brentwood Village Residents Association. Read more

Priorities of Capitalism in D.C.: White Supremacy and Racist Displacement

The priorities of capitalism continue to be highlighted in the nation's capital, where a fascist group, "Unite the Right," plans to rally in front of the White House on Sunday, August 12. Read more

Montana Terrace Update - 8/10/2018

 Justice First will continue to feature a weekly update on the living conditions of two families at Montana Terrace, a public housing property in Northeast Washington, D.C., managed by the D.C. Housing Authority. We are entering our seventh week of reporting on Montana Terrace, which began with interviews that exposed deliberate neglect by the Housing Authority. Read more

8/10/2018 Newsletter: Priorities of Capitalism Exposed in Washington, D.C.

In this week's newsletter, we expose the priorities of capitalism as demonstrated by the support and special accommodations suggested for the white supremacist, fascist group, "Unite the Right," and by the city's so-called "New Communities Initiative," a plan to displace the working poor and gentrify the District of Columbia. We also share a LinkUp interview with Yvonne Johnson, tenant at Brookland Manor, as well as our weekly update on slum conditions at Montana Terrace, a public housing property in Northeast Washington, D.C. Read more

Mayor Bowser Sells Out Congress Heights Tenants, Again

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and the arm of her administration that deals with housing - the Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) - have engaged in shameful dealings with known bad actors on the development scene in Washington, D.C. Read more

LinkUp and People Power Action Event: Live Discussion with Mumia Abu-Jamal

LinkUp and People Power Action hosted an event featuring a live discussion with political prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal. Read more

HOUSING UNDER CAPITALISM: THE PROFIT MOTIVE

-by Yasmina Mrabet, adapted from her talk at a July 28 Community Forum in Washington, D.C. Read more

8/3/2018 - Montana Terrace Update

Justice First will continue to feature a weekly update on the living conditions of two families at Montana Terrace, a public housing property in Northeast Washington, D.C., managed by the D.C. Housing Authority. We are entering our sixth week of reporting on Montana Terrace, which began with interviews that exposed deliberate neglect by the Housing Authority. Read more


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