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“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

40th Anniversary Kick-Off Event

On November 19th, HumanitiesDC honored Marjan and Andy Shallal with the Distinguished Service to the Humanities Award at a kickoff event celebrating HumanitiesDC’s 40th anniversary in 2020. Nearly 100 people joined in the fun and mingled with local dignitaries, current and past Board members, supporters, and grantees such as Communicating Across Cultures, the Dance Journalism Project, Asian American Voices in the Making of Washington, D.C.’s Cultural Landscape, Mapping Segregation in DC and the Rainbow History Project. The Shallals are the

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