http://theocregroup.com/?feed=rss2 Black Broadway on U: In Small Spaces

Celebrating 2018 Black History Month! Black Broadway on U: In Small Spaces powered by Eaton Workshop immerses audiences into four storied, small spaces and surviving historic community landmarks in Washington, D.C.; 12th Street “Colored” YMCA (the first African American Y in the world), The Whitelaw Hotel (D.C.’s first African American…

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02 Oct 2016

Washington, DC – September 29, 2016 – There are few physical reminders left of the U Street corridor’s rich African-American history. Once home to jazz legends like Duke Ellington and frequented by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, and Ella Fitzgerald in the 1920s, U Street was nearly as important to…

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03 Jun 2016

Washington, DC – June 1, 2016 – With gentrification rapidly changing the demographic landscape of Washington D.C.’s historic U Street corridor the history of what is known as “Black Broadway” lives in former journalist Shellee Haynesworth’s virtual time capsule in cyberspace. Haynesworth’s Black Broadway on U multi-media project tells…

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06 Nov 2015

Black Broadway on U’s Executive Producer/Creator, Shellée Haynesworth featured on WUSA9-TV’s (CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C.) Great Day Washington morning show on Thursday, November 5, 2015. She talks about this multi-platform project and its mission to preserve and curate this Black DC historical and cultural legacy for generation now…

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