U STREET STREET RATS- present day ALADDIN-SLY CELL PHONE SNAGGER

I’m feelin good and I’m breezin, cheesin, down the streets and —- my tourists in the back are resting their feets in— my pedicab and they might win some treats if— they get the next question correct—they compete with each other…. Want some more? “Are you ready for question number four?” —yes WE ARE!!! WOOOT WOOOT! “Name two of the buildings on U street that have survived the 1968 Riots... Read More

U street Cardozo Scavenger Hunt

The 9th grade students at Watkins Mill High School participated in the wonderful interactive experience of having to complete a scavenger hunt on the historic U Street corridor in Washington, DC.  Students had the opportunity to learn many facts about African American artists from the past and present, as they used disposable cameras to capture murals, African-American owned businesses, and historical facts printed on large posters.  Here is the... Read More