April 27, 2017 Brightwood DC history

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Mapping Segregation in Washington DC

Brightwood’s Historic African American Community &

How Real Estate Developers Shaped the Racial Landscape of Ward 4

Thursday, April 27, 7 pm

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

7420 Georgia Avenue, NW


This project is led by Prologue DC historians Mara Cherkasky and Sarah Shoenfeld in collaboration with GIS specialist Brian Kraft of JMT Technology Group. It is funded in part by the DC Preservation League and Humanities DC and was recently awarded a National Park Service Civil Rights Grant. Partners include the Military Road School Preservation Trust and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C.


For updates and more information, visit  PrologueDC.com.

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