She’s the mother of former D.C. mayor Anthony Williams, but Virginia E. Hayes Williams is also a community activist, singer, educator, author and a licensed evangelist.

She’s also the latest D.C. insider featured by Cultural Tourism DC, now celebrating the opening of Lift Every Voice: Georgia Ave./Pleasant Plains Heritage Trail, which asks people about their favorite places, events and programs.

(Rebecca D'Angelo)

Go to our Washingtology page to see the rest of her list, and the favorites of other Washington insiders.

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