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, […]
“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.” Martin Luther King, Jr.
Archivist Ken Chandler shows the pen used by President Johnson to sign the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and his talk about how the National Archives for Black Women’s History preserves the history of the […]
Ebenezer A.M.E. Church, Room 303 7707 Allentown Road Fort Washington, MD 20745 We are blessed and excited that the Ebenezer Social Conscious Ministry will staff a voter registration table at this Black History celebration. Please let friends and family members know […]
A One Woman performance on the life of Shirley Chisholm featuring Dominique Brown as Shirley Chisholm. The First African American Woman to run for President of The United States. The First African American Woman elected […]
National Museum of Women in the Arts 1250 New York Ave NW Join us for an in-depth, in-gallery discussion with Delita Martin about her work in special exhibition Delita Martin: Calling Down the Spirits.
Presented by Anacostia Organics 202 845-8574 Congress Heights Senior Wellness Center 3500 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE (202) 563-7225
2018 was a contentious year featuring a high stakes mid-term election with several marquee races making news globally. Filmmaker Robert Greenwald examines that year’s voter suppression efforts through the eyes of the Georgia voters affected […]
Adapted from Nobel-prize winning author Toni Morrison’s acclaimed novel, Beloved is set in 1873 Ohio, as Sethe, a mother of three, is haunted by her horrific past of enslavement, and her desperate efforts to achieve […]
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 […]