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Petworth resident Jessica Childress loved the field of law, but found it lacking in diversity. So the labor and employment attorney decided to do something about it. She put pen to paper and wrote The Briefcase of Juris P. “JP” Prudence, a children’s book featuring an eleven-year old African-American lawyer who lives in Petworth.Read More
One of the benefits of having a literary establishment in our neighborhood is the opportunity to meet writers and historians and listen to author readings of their work.
On Wednesday, February 3rd at 7pm, Upshur Street Books (827 Upshur St NW) is hosting Dr. Amina Hassan, who will read from her new book, Loren Miller: Civil Rights Attorney and Journalist.Read More