With infrastructure windfall possible, D.C. can avoid mistakes of the past | Washington Informer

November 21, 2021
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On November 21, 2021, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, The history and evolution of Anacostia’s Barry Farm, was cited by the Washington Informer:

In 1867, the federal government purchased a 375-acre site in Anacostia for the settlement of African Americans after the Civil War. In 1941, the government seized a 34-acre section of the community’s land to build Barry Farm Dwellings, a public housing development for African Americans, per a report from the D.C. Policy Center

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