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A Look Back at DC's 'Black Broadway'
Feb 11, 2019
Published Feb 19, 2018 at 6:48 AM | Updated at 11:42 AM EST on Feb 11, 2019
Long before gentrification and the uprising in 1968, the U Street Corridor was known as "Black Broadway."
Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway and Pearl Bailey were just a few of the big names you would see at the Lincoln Theater, Howard Theatre, Republic Gardens or the now-closed Bohemian Caverns.
Here's a look back at the historic corridor in Washington, D.C.
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