School chancellor under fire, teens stage die-in outside of the White House, grande dame of Washington arts and education scene dies, and other news of the day over in the District.
- Local teens lie on ground outside of White House to protest gun violence. [Post]
- Survivors of Florida school shooting announce march on Washington. [NBC]
- D.C. schools chancellor rejects calls for resignation after he sought special treatment for his daughter. [Post]
- Upcoming transit events. [GGW]
- One of D.C.’s oldest bars will soon shutter. [WTOP]
- Cherry Blossom pop-up bar is bigger and better this year. [WCP]
- Milk Bar is opening at The Wharf tomorrow. [Eater]
- D.C. leaders talk tech, diversity, and inclusion. [Post]
- 10 notable projects designed by black architects. [Curbed]
- A chat with the leader of American University’s new anti-racist research and policy center. [WCP]
- Homes once owned by presidents. [Curbed]
- People from across the country pay tribute to Frederick Douglass in Anacostia. [NBC]
- Peggy Cooper Cafritz, who co-founded the Duke Ellington School of the Arts, dies at 70. [Post]
- Back when U Street was known as the “Black Broadway.” [NBC]
- Pepperoni rolls come to Petworth. [Barred in DC]
- One of Metro’s top officials in the track department is leaving the agency. [GGW]
- As of November 2017, the federal government directly employed 364,000 people in the D.C. area. [WTOP]
- People keep parking in a NoMa bikeway, forcing cyclists into traffic. [GGW]
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