Washington, DC History

The Black Side of the River

An insightful exploration of the impact of urban change on Black culture, identity, and language

Black Georgetown Remembered

Georgetown's little-known Black heritage shaped a Washington, DC, community long associated with white power and privilege.

George Washington's Final Battle

George Washington is remembered for leading the Continental Army to victory, presiding over the Constitution, and forging a new nation, but few know the story of his involvement in the establishmen

DC Jazz

The familiar history of jazz music in the United States begins with its birth in New Orleans, moves upstream along the Mississippi River to Chicago, then by rail into New York before exploding acro

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