The Origin of Originality: Where it is today

Background: Locke, Alain (1886-1954) | The Black Past. http://www.blackpast.org/aah/locke-alain-1886-1954. Accessed April 29 2017. The biographical article of Alain Locke makes the argument that is not only one of the most revolutionary figures in DC history, but a formative figure in racial equality across the United States. A graduate and later a professor of Howard University as well as a resident of […]

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The Eastern Barrier

This snippet of 14th Street  and S Street is indicative of the large changes in investment that have swept through the neighborhood. The street is almost entirely restaurants and food establishments, many of which are priced for the upper end of the socioeconomic spectrum. The remainder is storefronts ranging from high end furniture and clothing […]

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