A collection of local reactions, below the jump.
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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 →
The quality of life for the elderly varies by race, and a new report from the Council on Contemporary Families sheds light on how loneliness affects seniors. The report, by the nonprofit, non-partisan group based at University of Miami, found that elderly … Read More
- Lost In Translation: Report Says D.C. Struggles To Serve Non-English Speakers
- Unmarried And Same-Sex Couples More Likely To Be Interracial
In May of this year, Satoshi Kanazawa, an evolutionary psychologist at the London School of Economics penned a controversial blog post for Psychology Today asking, “Why are Black Women Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women?” Kanazawa was widely condemned for … Read More
- "A New Era of Polarizing Racial Politics in the District"
- Guardian Angel, Woman Assaulted in Racially-Motivated Metro Fight
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
Craig Melvin is a tall, black man. Oh, and he happens to be an NBC4 reporter. Former governor George Allen later tweeted an explanation: Perhaps Allen reminding Melvin of his football roots isn’t the best tactic, though. Read More
- Tweet of the Day, 04.06
- Tweet of the Day, 03.31