F5_1 Remembering Black Diasporic Place-Making: Adams Morgan and Malcolm X Park 

Type: Field Trip
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Day: 4/7/2019
Start / End Time: 10:00 AM / 2:30 PM (Eastern Standard Time)
Room: Field Trip Departure Location: Marriott, Outside the doors of the 24th Street Entrance
Organizers: The American Association of Geographers
Chairs: The American Association of Geographers


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On this three-hour walking tour through Adams Morgan and Malcolm X Park, learn how African-Americans, Afro-Latinos, Africans and other Afrodescendants contributed to this DC neighborhood's history while also making transnational connections. We will visit current and former gathering places, black-owned businesses, houses of worship, educational centers and sites of activism, protest and collaboration. Learn about the moments and sites of black solidarity and placemaking, as well as the role of other alliances across differences. We will end with lunch at DC’s first Busboys and Poets café and restaurant, where several black community leaders will join us.

Organizer: Corinna Moebius


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