09.07.2011

Life Is Sweet In Washington, DC For Members Of All Racial And Ethnic Groups



Adam Serwer writes about “a city divided” using a conceptual distinction between “Washington” (white, educated, the nation’s capital) and “DC” (black, less educated, featured in George Pelecanos books). When the economic crisis hit in 2008, white unemployment increased 1.1 percent. For Black residents, it went up 5 percent, and for Hispanics, it nearly doubled. >>read more

Source: http://thinkprogress.org/yglesias/2011/09/06/312900/life-is-relatively-sweet-in-dc-even-the-not-so-well-off/