G. Derek Musgrove: Black Power in Washington, D.C.

Cleveland Park Library

G. Derek Musgrove: Black Power in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, 2 p.m.

G. Derek Musgrove, co-author of Chocolate City: A history of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital, will join us to discuss his new project, the Washington D.C. Black Power Map. 

G. Derek Musgrove, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of History and Africana Studies at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is the author of Rumor, Repression, and Racial Politics (U. of Georgia, 2012), co-author, with Chris Myers Asch, of Chocolate City, A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital (UNC, 2017), and several scholarly articles on Washington, D.C. and contemporary African American political history.  His work has appeared in The Washington Post, National Public Radio and The Root.

Please register through aroundtowndc.org

This event is in partnership with Iona Senior Services and Around Town DC.