Voices Of Wards 7 And 8: Violence In The Community | DCist

May 03, 2021
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On May 3, 2021, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Goodbye to Chocolate City, was cited by DCist:

D.C. went by several names in the second half of the 20th century: Chocolate City for example, referred to the fact that D.C. was the country’s first majority Black city. While more white residents now call the city home, neighborhoods east of the Anacostia River have remained more than 90% Black.

Read more: Voices of Wards 7 and 8: Violence In The Community | DCist

Related: Goodbye to Chocolate City | D.C. Policy Center

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