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Book Talk: Derek Musgrove & Chris Meyers Asch

  • Anacostia Community Museum (map)

Emblematic of the ongoing tensions between America's expansive democratic promises and its enduring racial realities, Washington often has served as a national battleground for contentious issues, including slavery, segregation, civil rights, the drug war, and gentrification. The authors also highlight the city's rich history of local activism as Washingtonians of all races have struggled to make their voices heard in an undemocratic city where residents lack full political rights.

Earlier Event: February 15
DC Cultural Plan Open House
Later Event: February 17
Ragheb Alama