Robert Samuels

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Red’s BBQ had the misfortune of being near where Michael Brown was shot. But its owner vows to stay.

  • Oct 20, 2014

Property owners see lack of incentives to house low-income residents in a booming city.

  • Oct 19, 2014

Advocates for homeless families say Mayor Vincent Gray’s plan leaves many key questions unanswered.

  • Oct 14, 2014

More families are projected to lack housing as shelter space shrinks; 3 major candidates detail their plans

  • Oct 13, 2014

In interview with The Post, Thomas Jackson talks about how a racist act against a friend shaped his views as a person and an officer.

  • Oct 8, 2014

The death of Michael Brown and the protests that followed exposed racial fault lines in the Missouri community that some white residents didn’t know existed.

  • Oct 7, 2014

Protesters take an intermission from the streets and bring their rallying cry over the Ferguson, Mo., teen’s death to the upscale symphony hall.

  • Oct 5, 2014

Protesters and police continue to square off nightly, and both are forced to learn as they go.

  • Oct 4, 2014

Police chief cites lack of resources and manpower for ceding responsibility.

  • Oct 3, 2014

A number of those arrested were part of an activist group known as the Millennials that have taunted the police for days.

  • Oct 3, 2014
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About
Robert writes for the Post’s social issues team. In Maryland, he focuses on issues affecting low-income children and families. He also covers life in the District, which explains why he’s wandering around your neighborhood.

Robert joined the Post in 2011 after spending nearly five years working at The Miami Herald. At the Herald, he covered politics, poverty, murder, mayhem and a manatee orgy. Robert occasionally writes essays on race for the Post and is the newsroom’s self-proclaimed figure skating guru. Robert grew up in the Bronx and is an alumnus of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern, where he was editor-in-chief of the school newspaper, The Daily Northwestern.

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