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The identity of D.C.’s Anacostia neighborhood is complicated. It’s an historic corner of the city that Frederick Douglass once called home. It also sits in the District’s poorest ward – a corner of the nation’s capital that hasn’t benefited from the economic boom that’s taken root in so many of its neighborhoods. Kojo begins a series of live broadcasts from the Anacostia Playhouse by exploring how life inside the neighborhood squares with the many ways people perceive it.
- Denise Rolark Barnes Publisher, The Washington Informer
- Anthony Williams Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, Federal City Council; Former Mayor, District of Columbia (1999- 2007)
- Arrington Dixon Chairman, Anacostia Coordinating Council; Former Member, D.C. Council
- Shareema Houston Anacostia Resident; Chairperson, Historic Anacostia Preservation Society
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