When D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced a citywide curfew yesterday that would last from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., “non-essential” residents stayed home, many answering frantic calls, texts, and social media messages from friends and family asking if they were okay. Small businesses scrambled to shut down for the night, taking a financial toll. While people without homes were exempt from the curfew, they were more at risk from the ongoing violence and being harassed by police. Organizations like Kyanite Kitchen offered transportation, funds, and housing to anyone who needed help.
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