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U Street Corridor in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Black Broadway

 
 
Black Broadway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2017
1. Black Broadway Marker
Inscription.
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Jumbo Slice
Pizza


Not too long ago
black artist, performers, and patrons
created this place called Black Broadway,
risen from the ground
ascending to monumental heights
the entire world witnessed in awe!
Every day... every night.

Black Broadway is sacred
and must be preserved forever.

Head Roc

 
Erected by ArtBlocDC.
 
Location. 38° 55.011′ N, 77° 1.88′ W. Marker is in U Street Corridor, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on U Street Northwest east of 14th Street NW, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in the alleyway behind Jumbo Slice Pizza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1344 U St NW, Washington DC 20009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child" (within shouting distance of this marker); "Old Man River" (within shouting distance of this marker); "No More Auction Block For Me" (within shouting distance of this marker); "Wade in the Water" (within shouting distance of this marker);
Black Broadway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2017
2. Black Broadway Marker
"Stand By Me" (within shouting distance of this marker); "Joshua Fit De Battle Of Jericho" (within shouting distance of this marker); "Othello" (within shouting distance of this marker); "All Men Are Brothers" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in U Street Corridor.
 
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Black Broadway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2017
3. Black Broadway Marker
DC Flag on Black Broadway Mural image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2017
4. DC Flag on Black Broadway Mural
Black Broadway Mural from the South image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 29, 2017
5. Black Broadway Mural from the South
The Afro-Columbian Mural on the other wall of the alley image. Click for full size.
By Devry Jones, March 23, 2018
6. The Afro-Columbian Mural on the other wall of the alley
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2017, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 29, 2017, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland.   6. submitted on March 24, 2018, by Devry Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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