Denmark’s leader lamented the missed opportunity to celebrate the countries’ historic alliance, while Danish lawmakers and former government ministers slammed President Trump’s behavior as juvenile, undiplomatic and insulting.
The grandparents of Margaret Wilson, 80, were the first family to move into Aberdeen Gardens in 1937. (Ryan M. Kelly for The Post)
Cynthia Young-Lee, right, talks with Margaret Wilson during the annual fish fry at Aberdeen Gardens. (Ryan M. Kelly for The Post)
Painters in Aberdeen Gardens in 1936. It was the first federal project created for African Americans under the New Deal, and the only one with a black architect, supervisor and laborers. (Library of Congress)
Aberdeen Gardens, built through a New Deal grant for working-class black families, is working to preserve its past as the state commemorates the 1619 arrival of the first Africans in the English colony.
The number of crimes investigated by D.C. police as bias-motivated reached an all-time high of 204 last year. But a Washington Post analysis of 200,000 police and court records found that hate-crime prosecutions and convictions are at their lowest point in at least a decade.