Anacostia

Three big developments are coming to Ward 8. But how soon?

Sep 15th, 2017 | By

In Ward 8, a number of big residential and commercial developments are scheduled for public review this fall, many of which have been delayed for years. It is a vicious and repetitive cycle, and while a critical mass appears to be coming, community members privately wonder: “Will this actually happen?” Read more »

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‘Devastating’: DC Community Radio Station Off the Air After Burglary

Aug 25th, 2017 | By

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D.C. cultural activist fights to preserve black art, history in gentrifying Southeast

Aug 19th, 2017 | By
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Vernard Gray seethes with frustration every time he hears people talk about certain historic D.C. neighborhoods as “up and coming,” as if to completely overwrite the history of longtime residents who have called the places home for decades. That is why Gray, 76, a D.C. native, artist, curator and longtime cultural activist in the local
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D.C. Suspends Baby Deliveries At The Only Hospital East Of The River

Aug 13th, 2017 | By

Women who planned on delivering babies at D.C.’s only hospital east of the Anacostia River in the next 90 days will have to make new arrangements. The D.C. Department of Health is restricting United Medical Center’s license for delivering babies and providing newborn nursery services, according to a release from spokesperson Tom Lalley on Tuesday.
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Building Relationships: The Challenge of Community Policing in Southeast D.C.

Aug 13th, 2017 | By

The relationship between police and residents in neighborhoods long ravaged by violent crime is often strained. Officers need the help of local residents to solve crimes, but trust is hard to establish when police are seen only when making arrests or questioning suspects. To improve the relationship between cops and the communities they serve, more
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