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November 2017

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
Free

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 events. How does 1968 resonate today? LEARN MORE About the Conference The 44th Annual Conference on D.C. History is a collaboration between The George Washington…

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January 2018

1968: Shaping the District

January 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm EST
National Building Museum, 401 F Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001 United States

Date: Saturday, January 6, 2018 Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM Free, drop-in. All ages encouraged. Connect with a variety of organizations to explore D.C. as it was in 1968: a predominantly African American city in a complex time of grassroots organizing, groundbreaking initiatives, creative expression, racism, protests, and activism. Hear historian Dr. Marya McQuirter and others talk about the people, places, and stories of the time. Listen to music evocative of the year, performed by musicians from the National…

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