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Arrington Dixon interview, 2017-11-19

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc005

Scope and Contents

In this interview, Arrington Dixon discussed his early experiences living in Anacostia and moving to the Lamond Riggs area. Dixon remembers segregation and discrimination growing up, and the impact of the church on his life. He also recalls taking the trolleys to McKinley High School, the death of his brother, and running for Councilmember of Ward 4.


  • Creation: 2017-11-19


Language of Materials


Biographical / Historical

Arrington Dixon is a native Washingtonian who grew up in Anacostia before moving to Lamond Riggs while was attending Howard University. In 1964, he joined the Air Force Academy. In 1968, Dixon was elected to the D.C. Council to represent Ward 4.


From the Collection: 1.13 Terabytes

Repository Details

Part of the The People's Archive, Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Library Repository

901 G Street NW
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Washington DC 20001