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  • Tags: 1968 Riots

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This short documentary utilizes oral recounts to describe the specific impact that Martin Luther King Jr.'s death had on Shaw, a neighborhood within Washington, DC. The video utilizes photographs and videos to supplement the information given. This…

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A wave of unrest swept the U.S. nation when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968. Utilizing a unique visual story, this video compilates the work of six different photographers who were active during a time of great political change in…

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Small businesses have continuously uplifted the historically black community of Deanwood. Alice Chandler and Deborah Jones detail the rich history of small black and Jewish-owned businesses in Deanwood after 1968, a year of sociopolitical upheaval…

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This is a short journalistic video produced by high school students of Richard Wright Public Charter School. The short film interviews older and newer residents of the Barracks Row neighborhood to learn how demographic and economic changes have…

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Participants in Radio Rootz DC, a "media literacy and production program for youth," interviewed members of the Ward 1 community in Washington, DC.

Ali founded Ben's Chili Bowl with her husband in 1958. In this interview, she discusses her family…

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Three highly personal riffs on the events that rocked Washington's 14th Street Corridor in the tumultuous days following the assassination of Martin Luther King. 14th Street Freestyle: 68298 was directed by Aminata Ahmadu, Nkese Essein-Ibok, Kiana…
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