2nd Street Bridge encampment swept by city officials leaving homeless campers with nowhere to go.
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D.C. government evicted an encampment under the 2nd Street bridge in northwest Washington on June 20. This cleanup was followed by a second, informal eviction at a new encampment made up of many of the recently displaced tenants.
A vendor describes the screening of “Mekko” and her film “Who Should I be Grateful To?” at the Smithsonian National Museum of American Indian.
“What’s conclusive is that African-Americans are overrepresented in the homeless population …” UMD professor calls for more research into relationship between perceived race and homelessness.
Members of a long-standing “hidden” tent city faced eviction and a clean up as part of an ongoing effort overseen by the Office of the Deputy Mayor.