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Little Ethiopia: African diaspora who call US capital home

Little Ethiopia: African diaspora who call US capital home

As many as 250,000 Ethiopians live in and around Washington DC, more than in any urban area outside of the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa itself. There are so many restaurants, shops and businesses catering to Ethiopians that the community has its own 1,000-page telephone book. The country's civil war, which ultimately led to independence [...]

Little Ethiopia Grows Up

Little Ethiopia Grows Up

// One of D.C.’s biggest immigrant communities steps off the political sidelines. Lydia DePillis, WashingtonCityPaper: Back in 2002, Daniel Belayneh started the non-profit Ethiopian Community Services and Development Council because he noticed a clear injustice: Two homeless Ethiopian immigrants had frozen to death in the street, [...]

“Little Ethiopia” Revisited

“Little Ethiopia” Revisited

Separating Ethiopian history from African-American history in America is like trying to separate teff from injera. From, BrownCondor.com, Four years ago, a group of Ethiopian entrepreneurs and activists initiated a campaign to rename the 9th St section near U St. in North West DC “Little Ethiopia”.  At the time, this seemed like a [...]