National Night Out is Back in Washington for 2021

The annual National Night Out, a community/police partnership event that promotes anti-crime programs in communities on the first Tuesday in August, is back for 2021 after a one-year hiatus during the pandemic. With the exception of 2020, this annual event has been enjoyed by Americans every year since 1984.

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Celebrating Juneteenth 2021


Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) marks an important day in American history: June 19, 1865. This is when Union troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to ensure the emancipation of all enslaved people. 

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King, Jr Day celebrates the life and legacy of Baptist minister and social activist, Martin Luther King, Jr. He played a primary role in the American Civil Rights movement from the middle of the 1950s until his assassination on April 4, 1968.

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