"A Right to the City" Conversation Series with Busboys and Poets
"A Right to the City" Conversation Series with Busboys and Poets
WhenWednesday, July 17, 2019, 6 – 8 PM
CategoriesAfter Five, Lectures & Discussions
SponsorAnacostia Community Museum
Co-sponsorBusboys and Poets
VenueAnacostia Community Museum
Event LocationBusboys and Poets, 2021 14th Street NW, Washington, DC
Related ExhibitionA Right To The City
Details

“Saving DC’s History & Culture: From Chocolate City to #DontMuteDC”

As Washington, DC has been experiencing rapid economic and population growth in recent years, the city’s unique history and vibrant culture have faced threats of displacement and erasure. Join arts and history advocates for a lively discussion of how the city has—and will continue—to ensure that DC’s unique history and culture will survive and thrive in the future.

Confirmed Speakers:
Ronald Moten, Community & Cultural Activist, Co-Founder of #DontMuteDC & Check-it Enterprises
Kerrie Williams, Manager, Special Collections Department (The Washingtoniana Collection, Black Studies and the Peabody Room) at the DC Public Library
Sarah Shoenfeld, Historian and Principal, Prologue DC

This program is funded in part by the D.C. Commission on the Arts & Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, and in partnership with Busboys and Poets.

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