Washington, D.C., was the first major city to have a majority black population, but more than five decades later the state of race relations continues to evolve.
President Trump’s string of tweets after his DACA announcement on Sept. 5 suggests that no immediate action will be taken against the nearly 790,000 DREAMers working in the US. But the decision won’t delay plans to build a wall along the Mexico-US border, according to Trump’s tweets.
The homeless of D.C. spend their days in the aged infrastructure of historic Union Station, hidden among throngs of tourists at the National Mall, and generally, anywhere they can rest without being forced away by police and other government authorities.
In 2015, Richard became homeless after his father died of natural causes. He didn’t know how to handle to his father’s death and he lost his job and his apartment.