Today's Shows
Thursday, Apr 02 1 p.m. (ET)

Centuries Of History In Anacostia (Rebroadcast)

The history of communities living in the D.C. neighborhood of Anacostia stretches back centuries. We consider those earliest days and the cultural, political and economic shifts that have shaped the community since the Civil War.

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Wednesday, Apr 01 1:32 p.m. (ET)

The Busboys And Poets Formula for Inclusion

His successful restaurants serve up food and a community gathering spot in neighborhoods in transition. Now Andy Shallal is taking Busboys and Poets to Anacostia. We explore his plans for his newest site and his recipe for making the locals already there feel welcome when opens in a new spot.

Wednesday, Apr 01 1 p.m. (ET)

Adult Education: Opportunities And Challenges

While Anacostia residents may find work through the neighborhood's development, others will likely still struggle to gain employment, especially those without a high school diploma. We'll explore the challenges and opportunities for adults and older teens seeking work and the role education plays in their employment prospects.

Wednesday, Apr 01 12 p.m. (ET)

The Gentrification Debate in Anacostia

Residents insist they don't want charming, historic Anacostia to go the way of now-expensive H Street. We examine efforts to eliminate blight without driving out long-time residents.

Tuesday, Mar 31 1:30 p.m. (ET)

Arts & Culture in Anacostia

Cheaper rent East of the River has drawn arts organizations and artists to places like historic Anacostia. We explore the arts scene and what increasing development will mean.

Tuesday, Mar 31 1 p.m. (ET)

Development in Anacostia

While development in Anacostia has so far come in fits and starts, many see the area as poised for dramatic transformation in the next few years. We explore what direction that development might take the historic neighborhood.