April 16th is D.C. Emancipation Day. This year, celebrate 158 years of the History of D.C. Compensated Emancipation and Learn About the First Freed. Gather to a virtual program of Speakers, On-line Exhibits, Encore of Past Parades, […]
Please join us for an evening of performances, interviews, artwork and more, starring emcee, columnist, community advocate, and lifelong Washingtonian Rayceen Pendarvis. Together with LGBTQ+ individuals and allies, Rayceen will guide the audience through a program […]
Over 40 authors will sign and sell their books. A great opportunity to meet authors and have them autographed.
Library of Congress Thomas Jefferson Building – Great Hall – 2nd Floor (LJ200-E) 10 First Street SE ON DISPLAY FOR A LIMITED TIME In the aftermath of the Civil War, Northern Republicans in Congress proposed […]
Rube Foster incorporated the Negro National League in Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania before the meeting in Kansas City, MO that took place on February 13, 1920. Each team paid a franchise […]
Rosa Parks (1913–2005) is best known for her refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a crowded bus in Montgomery, Alabama, on December 1, 1955. Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words showcases […]