When a black-owned funeral home in a gentrifying city has no one left to bury | The Washington Post

By Paul Schwartzman, The Washington Post The thick, dusty ledgers were scattered about the cluttered office, 18 of them, their pages filled with neat script documenting the deaths of thousands of black Washingtonians over the course of a half-century.   Open a volume to Page 123 and there is Lawrence Monroe Ryles, 39, a “colored” […]

View More