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DCentric was created to examine the ways race and class interact in Washington, D.C., a city with a vibrant mix of cultures and neighborhoods. Your guides to the changing district are reporters Anna John and Elahe Izadi. View all posts by Anna →
Today is my last day as the senior reporter for DCentric. It’s been a little over a year since I started writing for this blog, and I’m blown away at just thinking about all of the interesting topics I’ve had … Read More
- Can Wireless Tablets Bridge The Digital and Education Divide?
- Marion Barry: Breaking Down Race, Plexiglass And 'Dirty Shops'
The Mount Pleasant riots began on May 5, 1991 after a police officer shot a Salvadoran immigrant. Last week’s Metro Connection took a look at what happened during those two tumultuous days, and today’s Kojo Nnamdi show featured a discussion … Read More
- Tomorrow on Kojo: African American Success Stories
- Yesterday's Kojo Show was so DCentric
Blogger Mari of “In Shaw” alerts us to a possible scam: There is a scam going on where a youth will knock on the door of a resident and ask for money for…the Eastern Branch Boys & Girls Club, which … Read More
- 'You know there are two Twitters, right?'
- Kanazawa is Grounded for a Year by LSE
Earlier today, The Diane Rehm show discussed how the widening wealth gap in America is marginalizing African American and Hispanic families: That’s the finding of a new study by the Pew Research Center. The median wealth of whites is now … Read More
- Funding Diversity Through NPR
- Salvadoran Women in D.C. via Metro Connection