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 […]
Join us on Saturday, Feb. 1 to celebrate 2020’s Read Africa Week, a literary initiative to showcase young people’s literature with realistic depictions of African life. Featuring: ·Storytelling ·Crafts ·African food ·Book giveaways All ages are welcome, […]
Carter G. Woodson Home, 1pm 1538 Ninth Street NW Washington, DC 20001 On Saturdays in February (1, 15, 29), the afternoon tours of the Carter G. Woodson Home NHS will be joined by “Dr. Carter G. Woodson,” […]