All-white enclaves are quickly vanishing. Today, more people in the D.C. area and across the country live in communities defined by their diversity, not their lack of it.
Long-standing patterns of residential segregation are being upended by what Brown University sociologist John Logan calls “global neighborhoods.” The scope of change is evident in the Washington region, and especially in Northern Virginia in places such as Ashburn. At Ashburn’s Winwood Children's Center, clockwise from front center, Colbie Comerford, Aisha Almuhaya, Charlie Stanek, Austin Kraft and Lawrence Liu. Katherine Frey/The Washington Post Buy Photo