Running with the Bloc

Posted by on Jan 31, 2018 in Culture, Long Form | No Comments

Elizabeth Lagesse was living in Baltimore in January 2017 as Donald Trump was about to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. She was looking for a job and, as she had done throughout her adult life, decided to join a protest march that had been in the works for months. The ...

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RFK Glory

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in Culture, Long Form | No Comments

Photographs by Andy DelGiudice. Words by Jeffrey Anderson. Last Saturday, D.C. United celebrated the 20th anniversary of its first match, on April 20, 1996, at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium. Days later, Mayor Muriel Bowser, wearing a hard hat and clutching a shovel, presided over a groundbreaking for the team’s future home at Buzzard Point ...

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Out To Pasture: The Only Thing Worse Than Living In Barry Farms Is The Threat Of Being Pushed Out

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Culture, Long Form | No Comments

From the bottom of Stevens Road, in Southeast D.C., Barry Farm is a warren of dilapidated, water-damaged and boarded-up dwellings behind chain link fences, separated by common areas and terraced hillsides. At the top of the hill, the road ends at a one-way street. Turn left and a “Do Not Enter” sign marks a street ...

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