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On the Anniversary of the 19th Amendment – The Legacy of Delta Sigma Theta


The elective franchise is withheld from one half of its citizens…because the word ‘people,’ by an unparalleled exhibition of lexicon graphical acrobatics, has been turned and twisted to mean all who were shrewd and wise enough to have themselves born boys instead of girls, or who took the trouble to be born white instead of […]

Book Forum: “Capital Dilemma: Growth & Inequality in Washington, DC”

Book Forum: “Capital Dilemma: Growth & Inequality in Washington, DC”

Join Derek Hyra and Sabiyha Prince, co-editors of the book Capital Dilemma: Growth and Inequality in Washington, DC along with contributing authors for a discussion of the dynamics that have shaped the rapid economic and demographic advancement of the city at the Anacostia Community Museum.  While accounting for historic disparities, mainly along racial and class […]

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Policewoman directs traffic at 7th St. and Massachusetts Ave. NW, ca. 1918. Photo by Zaccheus Spratt. (ZSI 132A)