After eating a fantastic soul food meal, we will tour the historic Shaw community in northwest Washington, DC. When you purchase your ticket then you will receive instructions on where to start the tour.
YOU: Enthusiast of African American history and culture, wanting to walk through a local Washington, DC community. ME: Your tour guide! I am an anthropologist and created the first food tour when Airbnb Experiences launched in Washington, DC; that food tour is an international food tour. My studies have included Egypt and Israel along with work at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. I have spoken at international organizations and produce tours and events about ethnic communities. I am a graduate of Howard University and have known Washington, DC for over 20 years.
Some of the places we will visit include: Camp Barker/Freedmen's Village, Duke Ellington's boyhood home, the Lincoln Theater, the Whitelaw Hotel, the 12th Street YMCA and more. All locations are near one another and the total walking distance is half of a mile.