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Dr. Ted Shell and Professor Stanley Cowell discuss the life and works of Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington with Marilou Donahue.

One of the first theaters for blacks in the United States when it opened in 1910, the Howard became a focal point for culture and entertainment along the U Street corridor in its heyday. Incorporating oral history, stock footage, and stills, "Howard…

Duke Ellington's Washington tells the story of the influential African American community that flourished in Washington, DC's U Street neighborhood in the early 20th century. This segregated, yet socio-economically diverse community nurtured…

This episode of DC Humanities features host Ethelbert Miller with poet and jazz critic, AB Spellman. Spellman discusses his work and recalls time spent listening to jazz legends such as John Coltrane, Sonny Robbins, and Thelonious Monk.

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