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The defining moment of my career came in 1985 when I came to work at the Washington National Cathedral.
Community, Immigration & Migration
“Aquí se podría encontrar una cura para la angustia y la soledad de estar lejos de su hogar porque, bueno, era su hogar”.
“Here you could find a cure for the heartbreak and loneliness of being away from home because, well, it was home.”
Stewart Stevens found his calling washing windows at the White House for every president from Richard Nixon to George W. Bush.
Environment, Work Life
Janet Draper is Smithsonian Gardens’ lead horticulturalist for the Mary Livingston Ripley Garden in Washington, D.C.
Immigration & Migration, Music
To honor her nona, Flory has made it her life’s mission to preserve the songs, music, and language of her Ladino family.
Protests have grown under the watchful eyes of news media, law enforcement, locals, and visitors. Alongside those protests, a complex system of regulations has also developed.
History, Social Justice
Now the Workhouse Arts Center, the facility does not stand in spite of its past, but because of it.
The Contrabands and Freedmen Cemetery in Alexandria, Virginia, was established during the Civil War, for interments of African Americans.
Wanda Henderson discusses the politics of black hair and how her salon, Wanda’s on 7th, fits into her Washington, D.C., community.