Black lives matter movement
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Oral history interviews commissioned by the DC Public Library Foundation documenting a subset of the activist community at the Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence in Lafayette Park who worked to protect and curate the Fence.
The Black Lives Matter Memorial Fence Photograph Collection documents the appearance of this temporary but important landmark on the north side of Lafayette Square over two days in January 2021.
This is an individual interview of Duane Sylvestre in which he discusses his experiences as an bar professional, reflecting his Trinidadian heritage in his approach to mixology, the visibility of Black bartenders in the industry, and how the service industry has changed as a result of COVID-19 and Black Lives Matter protests.
This is an individual interview of Lauren Paylor in which she discusses her experiences as a Black mixologist and bartender, being a part of the local Shaw community, and the community of Black bartenders in D.C. during the COVID-19 pandemic and 2020 protests.