Washington's Evolving Identity: How Chocolate City Is Changing

Washington's Evolving Identity: How Chocolate City Is Changing

How race, class and identity intersect. Exploring the links between the District's neighborhoods, people and homegrown go-go music.

Some call go-go music the "beating heart of Washington's black culture." Go-go is a uniquely local musical style in a city whose local identity is rooted in the African-American experience. But as the District's demographics change, and Washington is no longer majority black, Kojo explores how neighborhoods and the city's own identity are changing through the music D.C. calls its own.

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The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.