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7:00 pm

How to Bullet Journal

November 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Little Loft, 7007 Carroll Ave
Takoma Park, MD 20912 United States
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This workshop for adults guides participants in setting up a personalized bullet journal: part to-do list, part planner, part journal.…

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7:30 pm

Illustrated lecture on residential segregation by Dr. Susan Strasser

November 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Takoma Park Presbyterian Church, 310 Tulip Avenue
Takoma Park, 20912 United States

Although neighborhood segregation is so common in the United States that it almost seems natural, black and white people lived in close proximity in early American cities. This illustrated talk explores how that changed. Transportation technologies and the Great Migration of African Americans from south to north both contributed. But racial segregation was deliberately organized by the actors in the real estate system: city governments through zoning; the Federal government through the FHA, the GI Bill, and the 1949 Housing Act; developers through restrictive covenants; realtors through blockbusting; and banks, chambers of commerce, private landlords, and public housing administrators. Segregation
was enforced by violence, terror, and intimidation.

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