Thursday, June 14, 2018

"Dignity and Defiance: A Portrait of Mary Church Terrell" film being aired on WHUT; Howard Univ received $500K grant to restore the Mary Church Terrell and Walter Washington houses



From: Bennett, Maybelle T.
Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2018 5:08 PM
To: LeDroitPark@yahoogroups.com; Scott Roberts
Subject: Terrell Film "Dignity and Defiance" on WHUT Tonight

Greetings, Neighbors,

A film showcasing the life and legacy of Mary Church Terrell entitled "Dignity and Defiance" by Robin Hamilton was aired last evening on WHUT and will be aired again on WHUT:

June 14th (tonight) at 11:30 pm
June 29th at 9:30 pm
June 30th at 1:30 am

The University was also fortunate enough to be awarded a $500k grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior to be used in the restoration and renovation of the Mary Church Terrell House (326 "T" Street, N.W.) and the Walter Washington Home (408-410 "T" Street, N.W.).  
                                                                                            
The architect who will be responsible for the restoration has been selected, negotiations have been completed and the contract has been submitted for legal review. Once that review is complete, work should begin shortly thereafter.

Keeping hope alive for progress,

Maybelle Taylor Bennett
Director
Howard University Community Association
Office of External Affairs 
2400 Sixth Street, N.W. Room 323
Washington, D.C. 20059
Ph: (202) 806-2661
Fx: (202) 667-4340

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