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November 2017

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
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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 intersection of race, culture, and politics in D.C. Co-author Chris Myers Asch, editor of Washington History, is an instructor at Colby College. His first book,…

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February 2018

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

February 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Howard University Bookstore, 2225 Georgia Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20059 United States
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The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., presents a provocative book by noted scholars Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove. Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation's Capital has been called "an ambitious, kaleidoscopic history...essential American history, deeply researched and written with verve and passion" by Kirkus Review.

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