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Re: Georgetown's Hidden Black History


Thanks for the article, it has really enlightened me about Georgetown. I knew that Blacks lived in Georgetown at one time. I had a friend and his family grew up in Georgetown. They ended up living in the North East part Washington, DC. I really hope others will read this article.
I knew about the Black Churches that still exist in Georgetown and some are still there. I live right out side of Washington, DC and the article is correct, mostly whites live there now. Most of the Blacks were pushed out, of course. Georgetown is a very upscale neighborhood now with mini malls, clubs and restuarants, no parking, of course.

Now Blacks are being pushed out of Washington, DC to live in VA and MD.
Thanks again for this great article.


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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