Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) walks past the controversial Emancipation statue in Lincoln Park. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D) walks past the controversial Emancipation statue in Lincoln Park. (Bill O'Leary/The Post)

For Eleanor Holmes Norton, new urgency for long-fought battles

D.C.’s nonvoting representative in Congress is pushing to remove the Emancipation statue from Lincoln Park.

A white restaurateur told a black customer not to wear an ‘I can’t breathe’ shirt. A boycott followed.

Protesters at the Fish Market of Maryland in Clinton say their efforts are linked to bigger issues in majority-black Prince George’s County.
“I don’t know what I’m feeling," one mother said about the potential reopening of schools.
The wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has denounced ‘Black Lives Matter’ activists as radical and un-American.
Valerie Ruth Ball of Arlington worked for the IMF for three decades and was an avid Washington football fan.
State transportation departments say $50 billion is needed to prop up already shaky infrastructure.
Sylvia P. Mundy, 83, started teaching science before rising through the administrative ranks in Fairfax County and D.C. She died April 30.

Longtime D.C. resident was one of the first female bus drivers for D.C. Public Schools.
It could be a battle to 90 degrees, with Tropical Storm Fay offshore. Most of the rain stays east.
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Potomac Valley in Rockville is among the facilities cited.
The victim is the 12th person killed in the District this month and the 94th this year.
Kiearra Tolson, 23, was charged with first-degree murder Thursday in Montgomery County.
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