Nope, Not Happening: D.C. Natives Fight Back Against Gentrification and the White Washing of Chocolate City

When I arrived to Washington, D.C. more than two decades ago to attend Howard University, one of the first things I noticed was the diversity of black people—all different kinds: rich ones, poor ones, bougie ones and the natives, born and raised in D.C., who introduced me to mumbo sauce, go-go music and New Balance…