Press

Grassroots Alexandria in the Press

Letter:  Let’s exert our power over ICE (Washington Post, Jonathan Krall, 11/2/18)

School Board candidates face off at candidate forum (Alexandria Times, Denise Dunbar, 10/11/18)

County by county, ICE faces a growing backlash (Washington Post, Justin Jouvenal, 10/1/18)

Alexandria School Board Candidates To Attend Del Ray Forum (Del Ray Patch, Emily Leayman, 10/1/18)

Activists Protest ACT Conference (Local DVM, Rebecca Burnett, 9/5/18)

Letter:  Concerns about sheriff’s continued cooperation with ICE (Alexandria Times, Zeina Azzam, Janet Murphy, 8/24/18)

A Vigil To Bid Farewell in Alexandria, Richard Spencer leaves Old Town (Alexandria Gazette Packet, James Cullum, 8/20/18)

Letter: Collaborating With ICE (Alexandria Gazette Packet, Simon Sandoval-Moshenberg, 8/13/18)

Counter-Protesters Flock to Downtown D.C. to Oppose White Supremacists “We’re here to defend democracy. You need to do more than exist.” (Washington City Paper, Kelyn Soong, Matt Cohen, Laura Hayes, Morgan Baskin, Tom Sherwood, Hamil R. Harris, 8/12/18)

‘Nobody wants him anyway’: Walking hate crime Richard Spencer flees his ‘one-stop shop’ in Virginia (Daily Kos, Jessica Sutherland, 8/11/2018)

Report: Richard Spencer Has Left Old Town Alexandria (Washingtonian, Andrew Beaujon and Kim Olsen, 8/10/2018)

Alexandrians plan to counter Unite the Right rally (Alexandria Times, Missy Schrott, 8/9/2018)

Letter:  Vigilance Required (Alexandria Gazette Packet, Cam Cook, 7/26/18)

Opinion: ICE And Alexandria: Is It Necessary? (Del Ray Patch, Emily Leayman, 7/25/2018)

No Hate Here in Alexandria – Residents gather to protest against white supremacy and immigration policy (Alexdria Gazette, Bianca Moorman, 7/17/2018)

Alexandria Sheriff’s Office makes changes to ICE agreement (Alexandria Times, Missy Schrott, 7/11/2018)

Alexandria Sheriff Begins to Move Away from ICE (Legal Aid Justice  Center, Contessa Riggs, 7/10/2018)

Alexandria Sheriff Implements New ICE Detention Request Policy (Alexandria News, 7/10/2018)

Alexandria Sheriff Changes Policy On Working With ICE – The adjustment to how long the jail keeps inmates wanted by ICE doesn’t change its relationship with ICE (Del Ray Patch, Emily Leayman, 7/10/2018)

Alexandria sheriff changes policy on working with ICE (Local DVM, Shannon Ryan, 7/10/2018)

Kyo Gallery bring politics to Alexandria art scene (Alexandria Times, Mae Hunt, 6/14/2018)

Into Arlandria – Council candidates head to Arlandria to tackle immigration and affordable housing (Alexandria Gazette packet, Vernon Miles, 5/28/2018)

Forum reveals candidates’ true colors (Alexandria Times, Missy Schrott, 5/24/2018)

Alexandria Mayor, City Council Candidates Talk Meal Tax, Housing (Del Ray Patch, Emily Leayman, 5/23/2018)

Grassroots Alexandria, Tenants And Workers United And NAACP Alexandria Host Candidates Forum (Alexandria News, 5/23/2018)

Group Pledges Statue Protests (Alexandria Gazette Packet, James Cullum, 5/9/2018)

Letter: Sheriff’s Handling Of ICE Warrants (Alexandria Gazette Packet, Robert Ray, 4/9/2018)

Alexandria Sheriff on ICE (Alexandria Gazette Packet, Vernon Miles, 4/9/2018)

Letter: Join us in opposing white nationalism (Alexandria Times, Jonathan Krall, 3/2/2018)

Equal Rights and Justice Not Possible with Complacency: Grassroots Alexandria steps up (Alexandria Gazette Packet, Rikki George, 2/5/18)

Letter:  Sanitized Confederacy (Alexandria Gazette Packet, Richard Merritt, 12/11/17)

Seven Minutes in Heaven With Girl Friday’s Fierce Rocker Lisa Jackson (GOMAG, Corinne Werder, 11/28/17)

Letter:  Liberals need to wake up to the danger of the alt-right (Washington Post, Jonathan Krall, 11/17/17)

Letter:  What you need to know about Richard Spencer (Alexandria Times, Boyd Walker, 11/2/17)

The Virginia Press:  An Extreme Right Leader Has Enraged A Community (La Presse, Andreane Williams, 8/24/17)

Alexandrians Respond to Charlottesville (Alexandria Times, Alexa Epitropoulos, 8/17/17)

Can White Nationalist Richard Spencer Be Ousted From Alexandria?  (Old Town Alexandria Patch, Emily Leayman, 8/2/17)

This Virginia Town Can’t Get Rid of Richard Spencer, and It’s Driving Locals Crazy (Washingtonian, Kim Olsen, 8/1/17)

Gillespie, Republican Vying to be Va. governor, grilled on health care in BBQ visit (Washington Post, Fenit Nirappil, 6/27/17)

The ‘Nice-Nasty Town’ (Alexandria Gazette, Vernon Miles, 6/8/17)

Flyers with hateful messages found in Alexandria neighborhoods (Fox 5 DC, Lindsay Watts, 5/29/17)

Residents react to racist flyers posted in Del Ray neighborhood (WTOP, Dick Uliano, 5/28/17)

Protestors Gather Outside ‘Alt-Right’ Leader’s Virginia Office (NBC 4 Washington, 5/28/17)

A Bunch of Racist Posters Were Plastered Around This Neighborhood And Now Police Are Investigating (Buzzfeed, Remy Smidt, David Mack, 5/27/17)

Opinion:  Why Alexandria Needs A Police Data Transparency Ordinance (Alexandria News, Zeina Azzam, 5/23/17)

Letter: Fascism In Alexandria (Alexandria News, Glenn Klaus, 4/25/17)

Letter: White Supremacist Organizes In Alexandria (Alexandria News, Anne Gray Haynes, 4/24/17)

Letter: This missed the point on white privilege (Washington Post, Jonathan Krall, 4/7/17)

Denouncing GOP Health Bill (Alexandria Gazette Packet, Eden Brown, 3/30/17)

Opinion: We must convert anti-hate protests into votes (Alexandria Times, Paul A. Friedman, 2/20/2017)

The chocolatiers and the white nationalist, coexisting in Old Town Alexandria (Washington Post, Patricia Sullivan, 2/17/17)

Letter: Alexandria Responds to White Supremacy (Alexandria News, Jonathan Krall, 2/8/17)

Protests greet ‘alt-right’ Old Town headquarters (Alexandria Times, Chris Teale, 2/2/17)

Richard Spencer Protested at His New Virginia Headquarters (Idavox, 1/30/17)

Alexandrians March To Protest Alt-Right (Alexandria News, 1/29/17)

Alexandrians prepare for inauguration (Alexandria Times, Erich Wagner, 1/18/17)

Letter to the Editor:  Join In Woman’s March (Alexandria Gazette Packet, Sarah Stott, 1/11/17)

Alexandrians March To Put Trump And Congress On Notice (Alexandria News, Jonathan Krall, 1/10/17)