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The Black White House

January 25, 2011

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The Langston Room in what is becoming one of my favorite DC hangouts – Busboys & Poets – was filled to the brim last night with folks anxious to hear the remarks of scholar and author Clarence Lusane. His recently-released book, The Black History of the White House, was the subject of the talk and […]

Nikki Giovanni’s Busboys

January 12, 2011

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I absolutely love Busboys & Poets. It’s an incredible local gathering spot with a name inspired by poet Langston Hughes, who’d worked as a busboy prior to becoming an internationally renowned poet back in the 1930s. It’s also one of the best cultural venues in the District of Columbia, with splendid food, a stylish environment, […]