Black History: Casting Back a Century in Washington, D.C.

January 29, 2024

Today, February 1, we joyously celebrate the start of Black History Month for 2024.  Casting our eyes back a century to February 1, 1924, we see both how much daily […]

D.C. Black History Spotlight: Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954) 

February 8, 2023

While browsing the Peabody Room of the Georgetown Neighborhood Library in search of a fitting subject for Black History Month, I came upon an intriguing 1906 local news report which […]

Smithsonian’s Anacostia Museum Director Headlines Cultural Breakfast 

May 23, 2022

A few months after Dr. Melanie A. Adams started as director of the Anacostia Community Museum, in August of 2019, the museum reopened following renovations — only to shut down, […]