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11:30 am

Congressional Briefing on the History of the Higher Education Act

February 16 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Rayburn House Building,

The briefing will take  place Friday, February 16, at 11:30 a.m. in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2060, Washington DC. With Congress currently considering sweeping changes to the Higher Education Act of 1965, this is a useful time to consider the reasons for the original act and its impact on higher education.  Two leading … Continue reading Congressional Briefing on the History of the Higher Education Act

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12:00 pm

Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
National Archives Building, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20408-0001 United States

National Archives: Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital William G. McGowan Theater Washington, DC Friday, February 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Add to Calendar Reserve a Seat YouTubeIn their book, Chocolate City, professors Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove tell the tumultuous, four-century story of race and … Continue reading Chocolate City: A History of Race and Democracy in the Nation’s Capital

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