Washington, D.C.: 1861-1962

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Since the Civil War, African Americans have broken down barriers of race and class and permeated nearly every sphere of influence in Washington, D.C. From the kitchen galleys of the U.S. Capitol to the upper echelons of the Executive Office, the contributions made by African Americans are a critical part of the history, culture, andinfrastructure of the District of Columbia.
ISBN: 9780738542409
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: District of Columbia
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
For more than a decade, journalist Tracey Gold Bennett has covered issues of importance to African Americans. A former Black Entertainment Television reporter and producer, Bennett has also worked as a columnist for the Washington Examiner. She has written and produced news for television stations in New York, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.
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