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Preserving Stories from Takoma Park’s African American Community

February 23, 2021 @ 2:30 PM 3:30 PM

Celebrate Lee Jordan Day 2021

WOWD RADIO  94.3 FM

A SPECIAL BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM

Honoring the legacy of “Mr. Lee” Jordan—legendary Takoma Park community leader, coach, and mentor. Highlights from a multiphase project documenting the community’s past through oral history interviews with longtime residents. Elders who grew up during segregation and its aftermath reflect on life and work, identity and values, and the forging of a vibrant community in the face of racial and economic challenges. Listen to the show over the air or on line.

This program made possible through a grant from the City of Takoma Park.