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1996
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Mural painted in acrylic on high density overlay.
Title: The end of the Beginning
Size: 20' X 10'
Sponsored by the North Capital Buisness Association
Depicts people and events related to the emergence of the DC Public School system and the debate over liberal verse industrial education between W.E.B. DuBois and Booker T Washington and others. The building shown is the Perry School, which was one of the first schools in the nation that provided secondary education to former slaves and their children, This building now houses the Perry School Community Services Center on New York Avenue. The Perry School Art Center is in said building and was founded by the artist of this mural. Rafiki Morris in 1998.

Location

On the side of the B & V Market Building, 4 Hanover Pl, NW

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