Articles by Barrington Salmon


  • How Healthy Is Gentrification? Part II

    How Healthy Is Gentrification? Part II

    As Developers Rush to Renovate D.C.’s Affordable Housing Stock, Many Residents are Left in the Dust “We still have problems with water and mold. I’m very concerned for my wife and my son. I have headaches, respiratory problems and now I have to use an inhaler,” Lightfoot said. “My wife and son have asthma. I’mContinue…

  • A Q&A with CORE DC

    By Barrington M. Salmon @bsalmondc As plans to open a community reentry center for formerly incarcerated individuals in Ward 7 move forward, residents, community leaders and elected officials have raised a number of pertinent questions, chiefly centering around what kind of neighbor the new center will be. Will it be safe? Will it promote economicContinue…

  • Sankara Legacy Still Powers Hope for Change 

    By Barrington M. Salmon This article was originally published in the Washington Informer newspaper July 2020: As we watch the United States and the world convulsing from a global uprising and righteous rage against white domination, structural and institutional racism and injustice following the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the legacy and messageContinue…

  • Barrington Salmon Writes

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  • Neighborhood Tells PEPCO… “Not In Our Backyard!”

    Community Activists on Speak Freely with Barrington Salmon

  • COMMENTARY FILM REVIEW British Director Anyiam-Osigwe Strikes a Nerve with film, “No Shade”

    NNPA NEWSWIRE — Since its release, ‘No Shade’ has captured the film-going public’s imagination as it explores the hardships dark-skinned women in Britain face in the dating world and is reigniting some difficult conversations in Black and other circles. Clare Anyiam-Osigwe, a first-time director, is enjoying the type of success usually reserved for veteran filmmakers.Continue…

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