Black Georgetown Remembered is a compelling journey through more than two hundred years of history. This one-of-a-kind book invites readers to consider how the unique heritage of this neighborhood intersects and contributes to broader themes in African American and Washington, DC, history and urban studies.
Kathleen Menzie Lesko is a former scholar-in-residence at the Folger Shakespeare Library and current research scholar at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California. She is also a former faculty member and administrator at Georgetown University.Valerie M. Babb is the Andrew Mellon Professor of Humanities at Emory University and holds a joint appointment in the departments of African American Studies and English. She is a former faculty member at Georgetown University.Carroll R. Gibbs is a professional historian, a lecturer, and author of numerous works on African American history. He is founder of the African History and Culture Lecture Series and wrote, researched, and narrated "Sketches in Color," a companion to the acclaimed PBS series "The Civil War," for WHUT-TV.