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Series 38: Mind, Body, and Justice: Health Activists East of the Anacostia River, 2021

Identifier: dcpl_dcohc038

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D.C. Oral History Collaborative (DCOHC) is a citywide initiative to train community members in oral history skills, fund new and ongoing oral history projects, connect volunteers with oral history projects, and publicize existing oral history collections. DCOHC is a project of DC Public Library, HumanitiesDC, and the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. This collection contains oral history interviews, transcripts, and indexes produced by DCOHC grantees.


  • Creation: 2021


From the Collection: 1.13 Terabytes

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The Mind Body Justice project recognizes the key Black and African-American voices working to reduce health disparities east of the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C.’s Wards 7 and 8 through health education, medicine, environmental awareness, food activism, and wellness. The project seeks to expand the knowledge and document the history of health activism east of the Anacostia River.

Repository Details

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

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