Tag: opinion

Your Views: Renaming T.C. Williams High School

A vote for Boone-Yoast H.S. To the editor: I recently heard about the effort to re-name T.C. Williams High School. As a native Alexandrian, may I...

Our View: A flood of poor policies

“It’s a one time thing – it just happens a lot,” Suzanne Vega wrote in the song “Cracking.” Vega’s line seems to have been co-opted...

Your Views: Racial justice in traffic enforcement

To the editor: Alexandria Families for Safe Streets has many members who are concerned about safety on our streets. Some members have buried siblings, parents...

Your Views: Thank you for gun law

To the editor: I want to congratulate the Alexandria City Council for passing the ordinance prohibiting firearms on city property. The citizens of Alexandria have...

My View | Arminta Wood: Time to stand up for equity

Thank goodness our country is finally waking up to the need to address racial equity. Whether you are a lifelong Alexandrian or new to our city, all of us...

Your Views: The complexity of civil rights

To the editor: The Alexandria Times’ June 25 story, “Kickstarting a conversation,” on Jaqueline Tucker’s brief tenure as city hall’s equity officer presented a one-sided...

Our View: The many facets of equity

The Alexandria School Board’s unanimous vote on July 10 to set in motion a process for removing the name of T.C. Williams from the...

Your Views: Alexandria needs an ombudsman

To the editor: Former Mayor Allison Silberberg tried during her term in office to establish a permanent ethics commission. However, her city council cohorts refused...

My View | Mignon Rollins Anthony: Unfulfilled promises at ACPS

Tuesday marked my final day as the chief operating officer for Alexandria City Public Schools. I begin this letter with an apology to ACPS...

Your Views: Let’s share instances of police interaction

To the editor: I write today with the murder of George Floyd and the resulting civil unrest on my mind. ACT for Alexandria recently held...