Painting Black Lives Matter on 16th Street NW, June 6, 2020.
Photograph by Valeria Gelman
On Sunday, October 4. (These seminars will be presented each Sunday at 8:00pm through November 1, 2020 and by special request) )
This June people took to the streets of Washington, D.C. to protest police brutality against Black Americans in the wake of the murder of George Floyd. Comparisons to the uprisings of 1968 were unavoidable. Washingtonians’ […]
The struggle for DC self-determination—the right to govern the city and for full representation in Congress—has existed since the city’s inception. Early efforts were directed at securing voting rights in Congress and government by locally […]
Washingtonians are calling out the many ways institutional racism has shaped our city and the lives of those who have lived here. In response, the Historical Society is offering “The Most Important City: How the […]
“Race and Reform: Police Brutality in DC and Its Consequences” Co-presented by the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. and Historic Chevy Chase D.C. As Washingtonians, how do we understand—in the context of our city’s history—the murder […]
PBS station WHUT will host a free online screening and discussion of my new documentary Kindred Spirits: Artists Hilda Wilkinson Brown and Lilian Thomas Burwell. Please register at http://whutkindredscreening.eventbrite.com/ Kindred Spirits explores the unique relationship between an African […]