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Humanitini: Ethiopian Culture and Identity in DC

June 7th Humanitini (For Eventbrite)

Just off U Street, in what we affectionately know as “Little Ethiopia”, one can find the vibrant enclave of restaurants, grocery stores, and mom-and-pop shops. When immigrants arrived in droves in the early 2000’s, the Ethiopian community began to expand beyond this four-block stretch. Their culture has since blossomed in the nation’s capital. For many of us, our first entre into Ethiopian culture has been through hookah and traditional foods. However, in our next Humanitini, we will examine the Ethiopian experience in DC in depth:

HumanitiesDC Celebrates!

HDC Celebrates

DATE July 25, 2018, 6:00-8:00pm LOCATION Art Museum of the Americas | Organization of American States 201 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006 TICKETS $50 (Available here.) ABOUT HUMANITIESDC CELEBRATES! Join HumanitiesDC in celebrating our city and our neighbors from an international, national, local, and hyper-local dimension. This year we focus on the stories that shaped 1968. The world changed in 1968 through storytelling, often in music, advocating for change in our neighborhoods and around the world. This special event

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