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dc1960.jpg
This census map was created from data from 1960 and represents the segregation in the District of Columbia in the 1960s. The map shows the distribution of blacks and whites in different corridors of the city. Northwest DC is almost entirely white,…

Aerial View 14th St.pdf
Depicts the devastation of the 14th Street corridor on Friday April 5th, 1968 which originated on the corner of U St. This neighborhood was predominately black and was also occupied by the SCLC office. Rioters urged business owners to close their…

The Story of Washington's April Riots.pdf
Following the assassination of Martin Luther King on April 4th, 1968, riots broke out in a number of neighborhoods in Washington D.C. Over 20,000 people rioted over the course of twelve days causing significant damage along the U and 14th Street…

Rioting Map 2.pdf
This map depicts one of the main rioting corridors in Washington: the H St. corridor, which was populated predominately by African-American residents. Following the announcement of the assassination of Dr. King on the evening of April 4th, crowds…

Rioting Map 1.pdf
This map depicts the locations of fire and looting along two of the main rioting corridors in Washington: the 14th and U St area the 7th Street corridor, which were both predominately populated by African-American residents. Following the…
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