Even with fresh approach to end poverty, change isn't easy in Kenilworth-Parkside neighborhood

  • by: KIMBERLY HEFLING , Associated Press
  • Updated: May 24, 2014 - 7:50 AM

WASHINGTON — The corner Safeway is long gone, closed after looting following Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination in 1968. Some residents have no choice but to buy groceries from an old ice-cream truck. Others rely on men known as "riders" who transport shoppers for a few bucks.

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