Tuesday, February 25, 2014

PAST: Final Day of Free events in honor of Black History Month, FRI, Feb 27

Free and low-cost events in Celebration of Black History Month in the DC metro area listed below, organized by date.
Thursday, February 5 - Friday, February 27

See a complete list of all of the Black History Month events on CultureCapital here

Black History Month is celebrated throughout Metro DC in theatre, dance, music, visual arts and the spoken word. Check here for arts and culture events commemorating, honoring and focusing on the history and contributions that Black Americans have made to the United States.

Final Day of events - Friday, February 27

Historian Allyson Hobbs explores the possibilities and challenges that racial indeterminacy presented to men and women living in a country obsessed with racial distinctions.
National Archives
between 7th & 9th on Constitution Ave, NW
Metro: Archives - Navy Memorial

The service of African American doctors, nurses, and surgeons in defense of the Union during the Civil War is explored by Dr. Heather M. Butts.
Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place, SE (map)
Metro: Anacostia and take the W2 bus, see metro trip-planner for bus access from metro

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