Join a conversation about Black pioneers of DC statehood and the movement for self-determination in DC. The conversation will focus on Julius Hobson, Hilda Mason, Josephine Butler, Walter Fauntroy and Anise Jenkins, and how their local activism led to advocating for DC statehood and Home Rule.
Carolyn Dungee Nicholas
Michelle Tingling Clemmons
George Derek Musgrove
Music by Luci Murphy and Rasi Caprice.
Moderated by Kesh Ladduwahetty, DC for Democracy.
Sponsors: Stand Up for Democracy/Free DC, DC Black History Celebration Committee, DC for Democracy, DC Statehood Coalition, NOPE, DC League of Women Voters, DC Vote, Students for D.C. Statehood - Howard University Chapter, Brookland Huddle-for-the-Future and DC Sierra Club.