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PHOTOS: The Fence Near the White House Has Become a Gallery of Protest

PHOTOS: The Fence Near the White House Has Become a Gallery of Protest
Photographs by Andrew Beaujon.

On Saturday morning, the recently erected tall fence on the north side of Lafayette Square was still mostly a black, imposing grate. But over the weekend, as peaceful protests filled DC’s streets, people began to treat it as a blank, inviting slate instead, and it bloomed into something of a scrapbook and a gallery of the events of the preceding days.

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Andrew Beaujon joined Washingtonian in late 2014. He was previously with the Poynter Institute, TBD.com, and Washington City Paper. His book A Bigger Field Awaits Us: The Scottish Soccer Team That Fought the Great War was published in 2018. He lives in Del Ray.