Movies at SAAM: Through a Lens Darkly This work is the first documentary to explore the role of photography in shaping the identity, aspirations, and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present. Directed […]
Presented by Janet Willen, author of “Five Thousand Years of Slavery”, the author will use personal accounts of American slaves to tell the story of their bondage and battles for freedom. The presentation will also […]
How Black Beaches Became White Wealth During the twentieth century, a significant amount of coastal property in the South was home to, and owned by, African Americans. In The Land Was Ours, Andrew W. Kahrl […]
Coming to the Table provides leadership, resources and a supportive environment for all who wish to acknowledge and heal wounds from racism that is rooted in the United States’ history of slavery. The best way for […]
Syncopated Rhythms: A Celebration of African American Poetry (FREE) Co-sponsored by Furious Flower Poetry Center […]
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the DC Black History Celebration Committee are proud to present this guide to events in Washington, DC for the month of February 2017.