Mitch Snyder's Ghost

Mitch Snyder's Ghost

November 11, 2009

Blackwater Revisited

Bronwyn Flores

November 11, 2009

Filed under Politics, The District, Uncategorized

In an attempt to mend their forever tarnished reputation, Blackwater changed its name to Xe (pronounced “zee”) this February. The US private security firm made the decision hoping to divert international attention from...

Confronting Division: Racial Realities in D.C. Classrooms

Alex Burchfield

November 6, 2009

Filed under Campus Life, Culture, The District, Uncategorized

Birney Elementary School looms over the Anacostia Metro stop, casting a  shadow on the Barry Farm neighborhood. The metal cages and bars on the windows give the school the appearance of a prison. Inside, the sweltering heat ...