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1968: The Journey 50 Years Later

“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

Congratulations 2018 Open Humanities Grant Recipients

Thank you to everyone who applied for one of our grant programs this year! We’re proud to announce the recipients of the Open Humanities Grants for 2018!   Open Humanities Grants are funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities   Greater Washington Urban League Georgetown African American Historic Landmark Project Along the cobblestone streets of what we recognize as Georgetown once tread the footsteps of enslaved and freed African Americans who lived in and helped build the now wealthy

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