U Street, Washington, D.C., Changed After Riots And Subway Construction Washington, D.C. residents Mary Jefferson and John Snipes recall how the city's historically black U Street neighborhood changed after the 1968 riots and Metro construction in the 1980s.
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Memories Of Unrest And Upheaval In Washington, D.C.'s U Street Corridor

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Memories Of Unrest And Upheaval In Washington, D.C.'s U Street Corridor

Memories Of Unrest And Upheaval In Washington, D.C.'s U Street Corridor

Memories Of Unrest And Upheaval In Washington, D.C.'s U Street Corridor

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Washington, D.C. residents Mary Jefferson and John Snipes recall how the city's historically black U Street neighborhood changed after the 1968 riots and Metro construction in the 1980s.

This story originally aired on All Things Considered on May 20, 1992.