Topics » Politics   Jan. 20, 2013

Ben's Chili Bowl: Half-Smokes, Whole Moments

Looking On

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Looking On

A poster of Martin Luther King, Jr. looms outside of Ben's Chili Bowl as customers wait in line. The U Street Corridor where Ben’s is located was severely damaged following the riots after Martin Luther, King Jr.’s assassination in 1968.

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