Map of the Anacostia River or Eastern Branch region D.C.

Map of the Anacostia River or Eastern Branch region D.C.

Anacostia, the neighborhood in the Southeast part of Washington, was originally known as “the remainder of the District.” And in many ways that’s how it’s been treated for years. This spring, WAMU presents “Anacostia Unmapped,” a project that invites people who live and work in the community to take us inside — to the beloved street corners of Anacostia and the changing ones. Residents have lots to say about what’s going on—about transformation and displacement; about crime and community; about the beauty and burden of history.

Guests

  • John Johnson Playwright; Contributor "Anacostia Unmapped"
  • Kymone Freeman Co-Owner, We Act Radio; Contributor "Anacostia Unmapped"
  • Schyla Pondexter-Moore Housing Activist; Contributor "Anacostia Unmapped"

Related Links

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

U.N. Admits To Role In Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic

Monday, Aug 22 2016Top officials at the United Nations are acknowledging, for the first time, that their organization played a role in a cholera epidemic that broke out in Haiti in 2010. The disease swept through the country as it was recovering from a catastrophic earthquake, just as the staff of the Kojo Nnamdi Show arrived to report on the disaster.