Mourn­ing the past; look­ing to the fu­ture

The Washington Post Sunday - - METRO -

Top: Ant­won Gaither lis­tens as the names of 131 homi­cide vic­tims un­der the age of 25 are read at the 20th an­nual can­dle­light me­mo­rial vigil and rally Fri­day night at the NE Out­reach Youth Cen­ter in North­east­Wash­ing­ton. Bot­tom: Marie Lynn Price of the youth cen­ter re­acts as Ar­ring­ton Las­siter, cen­ter, greets mas­ter sto­ry­teller Baba-C Griot be­fore the vigil, which in­volved com­mu­nity groups, churches, fam­i­lies and mem­bers of the D.C. po­lice, in­clud­ing Chief Cathy L. Lanier. To see more pho­tos from the vigil, go to postlo­cal.com.

PHO­TOS BY TRACY A. WOOD­WARD/THE WASHINGTON POST

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