Found in 49 Collections and/or Records:
Patricia Smith Spencer Lee recalls Fort Totten as being a village with a strong sense of nurturing and belonging as party of her childhood.
Pedro Avilés discusses moving to Adams Morgan in 1974, his memories of Mount Pleasant, his involvement with the Sacred Heart Church Theatre Group, racial identity, tensions between teachers at DC Public Schools and non-English-speaking students, his memories of the Mount Pleasant riot, his subsequent involvement with DC's Latino Task Force, and police-community relations in DC.
In this interview, Phylicia Fauntleroy Bowman discusses her family history; growing up near Washington Circle and then on Ingraham Street NW; attending D.C. public schools, including during desegregation; demographic changes to her neighborhood; her post-secondary education; and her career.
Reginald Rothwell discusses the various D.C. neighborhoods he lived as a child, catholic school education, basketball and academics.
Series 5: Mapping Segregation in Washington DC: School and Neighborhood Desegregation in Ward 4, 2017
This is the fourth session of a life history interview with Cosby Hunt, a career educator, native Washingtonian, and creator of Real World History. In this interview Cosby Hunt discusses returning to Washington, D.C., after finishing graduate school at the University of Georgia, his teaching career at Bell Multicultural High School (1997-2010), and his family life, including how he met his wife and how they named their two sons.
This is the fifth session of an oral history interview with Cosby Hunt, a career educator, native Washingtonian, and creator of Real World History. In this interview Cosby Hunt discusses his experience working at Center for Inspired Teaching and the creation of the Real World History Program (RWH) in 2014. He also talks about the structure of the program in its first year, school year 2014-2015.
This is the sixth and final session of an oral history interview with Cosby Hunt, a career educator, native Washingtonian, and creator of Real World History. In this interview Mr. Hunt discusses the Real World History program and the Real World History Collection at the DC Public Library. He also reflects on what he is most proud of about the class and how the course, in some ways, is connected to his family history.