Will the D.C. Council overturn Initiative 77? Can a Republican win a U.S. Senate seat in Maryland? And what's going on with the Montgomery County Executive race?
Residents insist they don’t want charming, historic Anacostia to go the way of D.C. neighborhoods like H Street or Shaw, where an influx of new residents has raised the cost of living and driven some people out. But as new apartments and homes go up in Anacostia and people move into the area, there’s debate about what the community will look like going forward. We examine the challenges facing homeowners and renters there and their efforts to erase blight without driving out long-time residents.
- Charles Wilson President and Co-Founder, Historic Anacostia Block Association (HABA)
- The Reverend Oliver "OJ" Johnson Former ANC Commissioner in Anacostia and long-time resident
- Tracy Booker Trammell Associate Broker, Anacostia River Realty
- Scott Kratz Director, 11th Street Bridge Park Project
Most Recent Shows
Artists are often on the frontlines of gentrification, moving into lower-income neighborhoods, making those neighborhoods more appealing to outsiders, and soon enough, being priced out themselves.
Despite never living here, chef Marcus Samuelsson ––who was born in Ethiopia and raised in Sweden–– says visiting the region feels a bit like a "homecoming."
The majority of journalists we surveyed after the Capital Gazette shooting feel physically safe at work. But emotionally, they're sad, vulnerable, fatigued, uneasy and heartbroken.