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District Line Daily: The Search for Relisha Continues

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The search for missing 8-year-old Relisha Rudd took another heartbreaking turn yesterday when police said Kahlil [...]

Dear Abby: Can a White Woman Wear a Chocolate City Shirt?

In the 1970s the District's population was more than 70 percent black, earning it the affectionate nickname "Chocolate City." Today, black people are narrowly not the majority anymore in the District; in confectionary terms, the saying now goes, D.C. has become more vanilla.
Of course, the demographic shift started long ago and can't all be attributed to what's now [...]