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A hard road across the river

When compared with the rest of the city, the unemployment rate for the 75,000 residents of Ward 8 is staggering. It can be attributed in part to its high poverty and low education rates.


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In Ward 8, recovery is a world away
Article | While much of Washington starts to emerge from more than two years of recession, Angie Walker feels as if she's in the middle of a depression, stuck, without knowing quite how to get out.

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