Category Archives: Humanitini

“Preserving LeDroit Park” Humanitini

Please join us for the first Humanitini of 2020 on January 9th!  This historic documentary chronicles the creation and the development of LeDroit Park and the contributions made by the African-Americans who have lived there for over 100 years. It is because of their pioneering work that LeDroit Park has become an American treasure. Following the screening a panel of experts on gentrification and its effect on DC communities will have a moderated discussion and audience Q&A. The event is

Humanitini: Mobility, Migration and Movement in Washington DC

Movement, Mobility, and Migration

Mobility, Migration and Movement in Washington DC On Friday November 2nd, HumanitiesDC in collaboration with the Historical Society of Washington will explore themes related to “Mobility, Migration, and Movement,” including the creation of Metro, the impact of migration to the region, and the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass, a man for whom mobility meant an escape to freedom. This special edition of our Humanitini series will kick of the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.’s 45th Annual History Conference, a series of forums that

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