African American History & Culture

Facing Georgetown's History

A microcosm of the history of American slavery in a collection of the most important primary and secondary readings on slavery at Georgetown University and among the Maryland Jesuits

The Black Side of the River

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

Between Freedom and Equality

An original history of six generations of an African American family living in Washington, DC

Of the Land

The emergence of a master artist alongside his first major collection, created during a golden age of art in the nation's capital

The Capital of Basketball

The celebration of Washington D.C. basketball is long overdue. The D.C. metro area stands second to none in its contributions to the game.

Black Georgetown Remembered

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

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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