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1968: The Journey 50 Years Later

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“The media doesn’t show it but there’s got to be more to the story. Right?”   Each year, we award the DC Community Heritage Project Grant to local historians who seek to preserve, protect and breathe life into our city’s history. Through creative endeavors from documentaries to exhibits, our grantees encourage discussion around a central theme. This year, that theme was 1968; the tragedy and triumph, artists and influence, music and moments that would change the world. In a documentary

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:

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