Author Archives: Eleisha Eagle

Mapping Segregation in Washington DC

HumanitiesDC has funded several of Prologue DC‘s online storymaps and a related oral history project via our DC Oral History Collaborative. This award-winning project has a list of accomplishments worthy of recognition. Check them out! Big additions to their Maps page: A new story map, Washington DC’s Segregated School System 1900-1954, shows how the placement of schools facilitated and reflected the development of new white enclaves and the displacement of black residents. A map of Segregated Public Housing shows how

“Educational Emcees”: Hip-Hop, Spoken Word Poetry, & Educational Leadership

Tony Keith, Jr. will share highlights from his dissertation research about Hip-Hop, spoken word poetry, and educational leadership. The event will feature presentations and performances by local and internationally recognized Hip-Hop educators, rappers, poets and emcees who also serve as community partners for public high schools around the country, including: Jessica Care Moore, Jessica Valoris ; William Jenkins; Yusha Assad; Princess Best Speaks; Elisabet Velasquez; Branden Balenzuela; and Veracity Savant. October 28 • 6-8pm Bus Boys & Poets 2021 14th

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