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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 →
After weeks of speculation as to whether D.C. Caribbean Carnival will take place because of financial woes, the show will go on. Well, sort of. The parade that typically marches down Georgia Avenue won’t be in D.C. this year. Organizers announced that the … Read More
- Ethiopian Restaurant Finds Success In Going 'American'
- Malcolm X or Meridian Hill Park: On Symbolism And Accuracy
It feels appropriate to look at black and white pictures of Washington’s past, when it is so gray outside. Luckily, the Left for LeDroit blog is offering up a series of fascinating images, taken by esteemed African American photographer Addison … Read More
- Potter's House: All Races, All Classes, All Good
- Saint Martin of Luther Place: a Historic Congregation's New Mural
On Sunday afternoon, Ethiopian music blared from speakers in the first floor dining room of 1920, a Habesha restaurant in the heart of Little Ethiopia. But the sound of a woman crooning in Amharic was overpowered by Bake Sale, a … Read More
- Go-Go Chuck Brown!
- Teena Marie: Beyond Race