Lifelong Washingtonian and community advocate Theresa Howe Jones passed away last week at the age of 84. She leaves a legacy of meaningful work in the Anacostia neighborhood and in D.C. as a whole.
Heartbroken and hungover, D.C.’s sports fans know what losing feels like. The city’s major league teams have improved in past years, but recent seasons have only ended in disappointment. The Washington Wizards and Capitals are both back in the playoffs, and the city’s fans are fighting a range of emotions with each game. Kojo explores how D.C.’s relationships with its sports teams affect the psychology of the city – and what we can learn about city character through sports.
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