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An audio documentary in which Donelle Boose interviews two DC based Hip Hop artists about their lives in and around Washington, DC. The artists, Head Roc and Uptown XO, discuss growing up in the city and in its surrounding suburbs, and how the…

Sign attributing the ousting of pro-afrocentric education superintendent Andrew Jenkins to the actions of DC School Board President David Eaton.

City Council and All Souls Church member Hilda Mason demonstrates with tenants who were forced out of The Imperial, an apartment building on Columbia Road.

Reverend David Eaton on the DC School Board, flanked by Barbara Lett Simmons and Nate Bush.

View of the pulpit from the balcony, with Mayor Marion Barry seated on one of the seats behind the podium.

In 1982, Ward 1 elected Reverend David Eaton to the DC Board of Education, which chose him as president. Here he chairs a 1983 meeting. Barbara Lett Simmons is also pictured

The Hillcrest Community Civic Association initiated this oral history project to answer the question, "What makes a strong DC community?" Narrators were asked if Hillcrest exhibits the characteristics of a strong community and what they believe the…

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Don On U with Chair of Humanities Council of Washington DC Don Murray converses with special guest Chairman of the DC City Council, Vincent Gray goes into detail about his background. He's an educated Washingtonian from hard working parent, where he…

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"Sovereignty: Virginia Indians' Struggle for Federal Recognition" is a program including Stephen Adkins (Chief, Chickahominy), Kenneth Adams (Chief, Upper Mattaponi), Wayne Adkins (Chickahominy), Peter Hardin (Richmond Times Dispatch), and Elizabeth…

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Latin American singer Jorge Anaya helped gather these poems that came from the voices of significant political figures. The poems, reflections on Latin American life, traditions and culture, are recited to the melody of a classical guitar.


E. Ethelbert Miller interviews William Ferris, the Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities during Bill Clinton's second term as president. Ferris talks about the significant achievements of the NEH despite budget cuts, his own background…
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