Time To Change the Name of Woodrow Wilson High School @ Woodrow Wilson High School (Washington, D.C.), Washington [12 February]

Time To Change the Name of Woodrow Wilson High School


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12
February
19:00 - 21:00

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Woodrow Wilson High School (Washington, D.C.)
3950 Chesapeake St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016
The D.C History and Justice Collective and the Wilson Diversity Task Force invite Wilson students, teachers, alumni, neighbors, and residents of all eight wards to join a forum and community conversation on President Woodrow Wilson's segregationist legacy in Washington, D.C.

Is it time to change the school's name?

Program and Forum: Moderated by Ray Suarez (PBS, AJAM)

1) Woodrow Wilson's Legacy in DC, with
-John Milton Cooper, Professor Emeritus, University of Wisconsin
-Eric Yellin, Professor, University of Richmond

2) The Erasure of the Reno City and Broad Branch Road communities, with
-Alcione Amos, Curator, Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
-Neil Flanagan, author of the CIty Paper's «The Battle of Fort Reno»
-James Fisher, descendant of the Broad Branch Road community

3) Faculty and Student Perspective, with Michele Bollinger and Clarence Alston, Wilson history teachers, and current students

Followed by an open conversation

Woodrow Wilson High School Auditorium
Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Please register on Eventbrite: https://eventbrite.com/e/public-forum-time-to-consider-changing-the-name-of-wilson-high-school-tickets-54897202009
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