Exploring Brochures – Deanwood A Model of Self-Sufficiency in Far Northeast Washington, D.C.

✍️🏼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.

Happening Today! Virtual Celebration for the Life of Carter G. Woodson

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

(Washington, DC) Murals That Matter: Public Art On the Built Environment and a Nation’s Need for Dialogue and Reflection

Murals That Matter: Public Art On the Built Environment and a Nation’s Need for Dialogue and Reflection … More (Washington, DC) Murals That Matter: Public Art On the Built Environment and a Nation’s Need for Dialogue and Reflection

“The Beginnings of Black Drinking Culture in DC” with Andra “AJ” Johnson

Written by Geronimo Collins for Visit Black History “I didn’t know there were Black bartenders outside of T.G.I. Fridays or that bartending could be a viable career.” – Andra “AJ” Johnson, hospitality entrepreneur and co-founder of DMV Black Restaurant Week Over the years, craft cocktails have gained popularity because consumers are becoming more educated on … More “The Beginnings of Black Drinking Culture in DC” with Andra “AJ” Johnson

Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum Re-Opens with “Right to the City” Exhibit

By: Geronimo Collins The Anacostia Community Museum, located in Southeast Washington and one mile from Frederick Douglass’s home, hosted its grand reopening celebration on Saturday, October 12th after a seven-month-long, $4.5 million renovation. The renovation adds new greenery, seats, lights, and murals to make the museum more communal. It was also the reopening of “A … More Smithsonian’s Anacostia Community Museum Re-Opens with “Right to the City” Exhibit