Djohariah Singer sees her fight with cancer more as a dance than a war. “My life is going to be how do I live with cancer,” she said. “And the more I can learn to dance with this, the more gracefully I dance with it, the longer I will live.”
The lawmakers voted in favor of a plan to redraw the boundaries of the city’s wards, making the fast-growing Navy Yard neighborhood a part of the historically low-income Ward 8 and the easternmost section of Capitol Hill a part of Ward 7.
While educators in D.C. are more racially diverse than the national average, the city’s public and public charter schools have struggled to resolve a deficit of Latino teachers and male teachers of color.