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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'
Reducing unemployment among D.C.’s young people will help reduce crime, according to a new report by D.C. think tank Justice Policy Institute. The group, whose mission is to lower the incarceration rate, found that neighborhoods with high crime rates also … Read More
- 'Avoid the Ghetto' App and Pegging Neighborhoods as Dangerous
- Why Crime is High Where Housing Voucher Users Live
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
Psychology Today blogger and evolutionary scientist Satoshi Kanazawa set off a firestorm of tweets today with his post, “Why are black women less physically attractive than other women?”: A collection of local reactions, below the jump. [View the story "A … Read More
- Tweet of Two Days Ago
- Tweet of the Day, 04.06