Articles tagged: Anacostia
Ralph Lauren Cancer Center debuts in Ward 8 to combat healthcare inequity
The Ralph Lauren Center for Cancer Prevention opened in Ward 8 on April 17 thanks to $25 million in grant funding from The Ralph Lauren Corporate Foundation.
D.C. provides $4 million for new Anacostia Arts and Culture District
The D.C. government will provide a $4 million grant to transform the historic Anacostia neighborhood in Southeast D.C. into an arts and culture district, Mayor Bowser announced on Feb. 23. The grant will fund public beautification, support local artists and art programs, and create opportunities for artists to showcase their work, but critics worry that the funding will accelerate gentrification of the majority-Black neighborhood.
More than a line: D.C.’s most recent redistricting debate
This tension represents the latest political scuffle in a city long defined by racial segregation and unequal access.