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Guest Host: Marc Fisher
It’s a corner of Washington, D.C. with rich history, abundant green space and diverse communities. But most citywide discussions about Ward 8 focus on crime and poverty. Now, a fresh wave of local bloggers is trying to change the conversation. We talk with three Ward 8 bloggers about their neighborhoods, and how they’re using the Internet to strengthen local communities.
- David Garber Author, "And Now, Anacostia"
- Susan Kennedy Author, "Barry Farm (Re)Mixed"
- Nikki Peele Author, "Congress Heights On The Rise"
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