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Humanitini: Ethiopian Culture and Identity in DC

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:

RSVP for Humanitini: DC’s New Americans on May 21st


How long will the enclave of immigrant communities such as DC’s Ethiopian, Chinese and Greek communities retain their unique identities in wake of so much historical assimilation and displacement? Join the discussion on May 21st at The Coupe. The event time is 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  Event management for Humanitini: DC’s New Americans powered by Eventbrite   Details:  At the turn of the 20th century, Washington, DC was a patchwork of European immigrant communities representing a wide array of nationalities and