Website of the Week
Write 1-2 paragraphs
Study the history of notable African Americans in the early 20th century: visit the PBS website for Duke Ellington’s Washington and learn about how DC at this time was the largest African American community in the U.S. – “the social and cultural capital of Black America.” Pay special attention to the listing of Notable Black Washingtonians.
In your assignment, briefly summarize the contributions of AT LEAST THREE African American intellectuals from the early 20th century—you may select from any of the categories (musicians, public figures, writers, etc.).