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  • Tags: gentrification

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An audio documentary in which Donelle Boose interviews two DC based Hip Hop artists about their lives in and around Washington, DC. The artists, Head Roc and Uptown XO, discuss growing up in the city and in its surrounding suburbs, and how the…

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This is a short journalistic video produced by high school students of Richard Wright Public Charter School. The short film interviews older and newer residents of the Barracks Row neighborhood to learn how demographic and economic changes have…

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This is a brochure created by the Bloomingdale Civic Association that describes the social and architectural history of the Bloomingdales neighborhood. Its primary structure is a timeline composed through the compilation of data from history books,…

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The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Sheppard discusses his early life in suburban Washington, DC, his early days living…

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The Neighborhood Farm Initiative interviewed members of Washington, DC's growing urban agriculture community to document the history of growing food in the city.

Rashad was raised in Washington, DC in an Islamic household. Her mother cooked…

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"We Own This" uses tenant interviews to show how Washington, DC’s Tenant Opportunity to Purchase Act has helped Washingtonians resist displacement despite rapid gentrification across the city. Residents who have purchased their properties talk about…

As part of their project to document the history of the Ivy City neighborhood, and preserve the Alexander Crummell School, Empower DC and members of the community conducted 19 oral histories. The topics covered in the interviews include: general…

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During the effort in the 1940s to clean-up inner-city slums, the Southwest neighborhood of Washington, with the worst slums in the city, was selected for redevelopment. the effort to provide better housing for the community ended with 23,000…

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Georgetown, in the early 1900's, was an important center of black commerce and community, where doctors, entrepreneurs, and artists lived in close proximity. This documentary film, produced in part by Georgetown University, examines the…

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Capers is a one-woman show based on the stories of families at the Arthur Capper/Carrollsburg public housing projects - also known as 'Capers - in southeast DC who protested the government-funded relocation and demolition of their neighborhood. This…
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