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Photos: Moechella Demonstration Against Gentrification Gathers 3,000 Washingtonians, Organizers Say

The latest demonstration in the #DontMuteDC movement, Moechella gathered a reported 3,000 people at the intersection of 14th and U streets in Shaw, organizers said. Dancing and singing to the sound of Go-Go music, demonstrators celebrated the historic culture that D.C. was known for before waves of development and gentrification began to push black Washingtonians out of the city.

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About 3,000 people were reported to have attended the demonstration and music celebration at the intersection of 14th and U streets.
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Two attendees wearing "Love DC Go-Go" shirts. Go-Go music was born in the District and has been a staple of the city's culture for decades.
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An attendee wearing an "I'm So DC" cap.
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Later in the day, people riding ATVs and dirt bikes interrupted part of the demonstration, riding up 14th Street NW.
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Demonstrators are visible in front of the Reeves Center on 14th and U streets.
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Attendees at the Moechella demonstration.
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Anwan Glover, a native Washingtonian and musician, is a founding member of the D.C. Go-Go band "BackYard Band." He attended Tuesday's Moechella demonstration.
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