Washington, D.C.

Community Voices

A smiling Black woman with long, blonde braids is wearing a black dress with gold circles, black glasses, and red lipstick.
Dr. Natalie Hopkinson
Community Connector
A headshot of a Black man in a a suit and red tie with a shaved head and full beard, goatee, and glasses is smiling.
Bryan Jenkins
Community Voice
A Black woman with her hair in braids just passed her shoulders. She is wearing a black dress and standing in front of a shelf holding two pots and a mirror.
Taylar Enlow
Community Voice
A smiling Black woman with short, natural hair, wearing a multi-colored shirt and necklace with plants behind her.
Geneva Greene
Community Voice
A Black man standing against a red wall wearing a a black hat and shirt that reads, "I'm not a Gentrifier, I've been been here. DC Native."
Ronald Moten
Community Voice
A Black man smiling at the camera.
Cohen Cosby III
Community Voice

Our Stories Our Art: Washington, D.C.

Our Stories Our Art is a Magazine of the National Folklife Network that highlights writers who share and reflect on their folklife in the NFN’s seven regions.

D.C. Folklife Network News

Don’t Mute DC, Go-Go Museum Events Link DC’s Singular Music, Photography and Fashion Industries 6/19 + 6/22

The Don’t Mute DC coalition of artists, activists and scholars launched a new partnership with the National Folklife Network (an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts) with two Black Music Month events celebrating the links between go-go music, fashion, and photography. Read More…