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Black History Month Program

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST

Black Georgetown: The Story of a Proud Community with Historian Carroll R. Gibbs & Musical Performance by Duke Ellington Performing Arts Students

Wednesday, February 7
5:30 PM – CAG Member Reception
6:00 – 7:30 PM – Program

Holy Trinity Parish – Trinity Hall
36th and O Street NW
Parking is limited.

About: C.R. Gibbs is the author of multiple books and a frequent national and international lecturer on an array of historical topics. In 1989, Gibbs founded the African History & Culture Lecture Series, whose scholars provide free presentations at libraries, churches, and other locations. Gibbs is a D.C. Humanities Council scholar and won the D.C. Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation in Public Education in 2008. The Congressional Black Caucus Veterans Braintrust also honored Gibbs for his more than three decades of articles, exhibits, and presentations on the military heritage of Africans and African Americans. Among many of his notable works, he wrote, researched, and narrated “Sketches in Color,” a 13-part companion series to the acclaimed PBS series, “The Civil War.” Gibbs has appeared several times on the History Channel and similar programming.

Free to attend. Registration not required.



February 7
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST




Holy Trinity Parish
36th & O St NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States