Wanda’s on 7th is Here to Stay

Local Business Owner Survives, Thrives through Gentrification

Wanda Henderson, owner of Wanda's on 7th salon, is a proud fixture in the gentrified
Shaw neighorhood of Washington, D.C.

Gentrification remains a problem for many black-owned businesses in Washington D.C. More specifically, it raises issues with owners in the Shaw Howard Metro area around Howard University. Wanda's On 7th, was an early victim but known survivor of gentrification and its effects.  NewsVision reporter Judayah Murray talks to unsung hero Wanda Henderson, a stallwart of the community, and owner of Wanda's on 7th salon.