Two years ago, for Black History Month I shared some of my favorite urban planning books about the Black community and how transportation shaped black communities. This February, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite exhibits DC area celebrating Black History. Whether you visit in February or any other time during the year, they are an opportunity to learn more about the past, present, and to think about the future.
- African American History and Culture Museum
- African American Civil War Memorial and Museum
- National Portrait Gallery – The Struggle for Justice (2nd Floor)
- National Museum of African Art
- Mary McLeod Bethune Council House
- Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
- Anacostia Community Museum
- Frederick Douglass National Historic Site
- Emancipation Memorial
Do you have any suggested places to visit?
Veronica O. Davis, PE is a transportation guru who uses her knowledge to spark progressive social change. As Co-owner and Principal of Nspiregreen, she is also responsible for the management of the major urban planning functions such as transportation planning, policy development, master planning, sustainability analysis, and long range planning. In July 2012, Veronica was recognized as a Champion of Change by the White House for her professional accomplishments and community advocacy, which includes co-founding Black Women Bike.