National Museum of African American History and Culture
See the world-famous museum! The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is “the only museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture.” Explore history through artifact and chronicle: 400 years of bondage, resistance, and the enduring capacity to create beauty and meaning.
1 PM. 75 tickets (5 of them for children) available via RSVP here—FREE, first come, first served.
Mapping Segregation: A History of Race Covenants in DC
A walking tour in DC’s LeDroit Park and Bloomingdale neighborhoods, discussing the city’s history of segregation and race covenants placed on home ownership. Learn about leading case law challenging covenants and view historic homes of African-American intellectual and political leaders of the mid-20th century. Led by Prologue DC’s local historians.
1:30 PM. Meet at 6th and T St,NW (arch). Non-strenuous walk, 2 hours. Cost: $20
400 Years of Displacement: A Walking Tour in DC’s Adams Morgan Neighborhood
An examination of DC history from the destruction of Native American communities to gentrification. Learn about red-lining and riots, and the conversion of homes to restaurants—with ongoing resistance.
Meet at 18th St. and Columbia Rd., NW at 1 PM. Accessible by Metro and bus. Non-strenuous walk. 15 blocks. Wheelchair accessible. Cost: FREE