African American History Culture : Lefty Gentrification Of Washington DC Brings Negatives For Black Residents

Clyde C Coger Jr

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Nov 17, 2006
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Lefty Gentrification Of Washington DC Brings Negatives For Black Residents
Some of the trends defining urban readjustment in Washington suggest the liberal technocratic elite are often indifferent to the needs of their black neighbors

By Casey Chalk

The poorest inhabitants of the District of Columbia have largely lost their confidence in their Democratic representatives, evidenced by a “historic plunge” in voting in the poorest and most violent neighborhoods of the nation’s capital, according to a 29 June analysis in The Washington Post. The troubled Eighth Ward witnessed fewer than 8 percent of registered voters in the district’s recent primary election on 19 June...

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