✍️🏼Sophia V. Nelson I was recently gifted a selection of Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum exhibitions and other DC History brochures. On the surface, these are simply brochures but take a closer look, and you’ll find that they are little windows to the past. Join us as we explore these brochures throughout Black History Month. The … More Exploring Brochures – Deanwood A Model of Self-Sufficiency in Far Northeast Washington, D.C.
Join the National Park Service and the Association for the Study of African American Life and History, Inc. (ASALH) as we celebrate the 146th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Carter G. Woodson with an online, Virtual Symposium on Saturday, December 18th from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm. This year’s theme for the birthday celebration … More Happening Today! Virtual Celebration for the Life of Carter G. Woodson
Interview with artist, Anthony McKissic. We discuss the significance of ritual and recall in Black Art and Black spaces. … More (Audio Interview+) Ritual and Recall: A Discussion with Anthony McKissic
One thing about Augusta, they gonna show mad love for brother James Brown. Go to “Get up offa that thing” and get down there for the James Brown Augusta, Georgia city tour: jamesbrownfamilyfdn.org
SARA BICKFORD MY COMPREHENSIVE NOTES of RESEARCH SOURCES August – October 2020 Kelly McCoy 1.9.21 Sara Gammon Brown Bickford (1852 – 1931) was the first Black woman to own a utility company. Born into slavery in 1852, she was separated from her parents when they were sold, and she never saw them again. The video … More Notes and Sources on the Life of Sara Bickford, Entrepreneur (1852 – 1931)
Explore DC Virtually with Destination DC’s Black History Virtual Itinerary … More Explore DC…Virtually!