Stories from a D.C. History Classroom

For two months in the spring of 2016, Teaching for Change staff member Julian Hipkins III taught a class in D.C. history at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. The strategies and resources he used for teaching from a bottom up perspective, described below, could be of use for other teachers of D.C. […]

The City Formerly Known as (FKA) Chocolate

Mother-daughter team and second and third generation Washingtonians Leah Imani View Danville and Dr. Jenice L. View have teamed up to pay homage to the city formerly known as Chocolate City. Washington, D.C.–home to Black Broadway, Chuck Brown, Ben’s Chili Bowl, and the sounds of Duke Ellington and Shirley Horn. Our home. Our Black roots were […]

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