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10:00 am

Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital

November 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, 1400 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20560 United States

Chis Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove The Historical Society of Washington, D.C. and the Smithsonian African American Museum team up to launch¬†Chocolate City, a comprehensive new history of Washington, D.C., that Kirkus Review calls, "Essential American history, deeply researched and written with verve and passion." Chocolate City¬†(University of North Carolina Press, 2017) explores the […]

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7:00 pm

44th Annual Conference on D.C. History

November 2, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - November 5, 2017 @ 4:00 pm EDT
New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 1313 New York Ave NW
Washington, DC 20005 United States

Echo & Resonance: 1968 The 2017 conference examines the 50th anniversary of the civil unrest of 1968. The conference sessions will explore 1968 and the civil unrest as a pivotal moment in the history of the District, the history of activism in the area, and the dynamics race, politics, governance, and history played in the […]

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