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How a Celebration of Go-Go Music Became a Scapegoat For Violence in D.C.

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rollingstone Meagan Jordan
2022-07-03 03:16:22

On a warm afternoon in June, crowds in Northwest D.C. celebrated Juneteenth by filling the air with the sounds of drums, toms, and voices, singing throughout the streets. I’m speed walking to catch my train home in order to spend the last few hours of Father’s day with my dad, himself a drummer, who just lost his oldest child and only son, my brother, unexpectedly that Monday. I zoom past the ...

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