African American History & Culture

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.

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

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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