CBCF Announces First Black History Month InstaMeet

Contact: Shrita Sterlin-Hernandez,

WASHINGTON – In recognition of Black History Month, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) and Instagram have teamed up to host a tour of African-American historic points of interest in Washington, DC. CBCF interns will share their thoughts and experiences via Instagram while they move through a guided tour of U.S. history from an African-American perspective. The public can meet the interns at any of the sites or follow along on Instagram using the hashtag, #CBCFInstaMeet.

WHO: CBCF Spring 2014 Interns, Instagram, General Public
WHAT: #CBCFInstaMeet Black History Month Tour
WHEN: 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

  • Ben’s Chili Bowl, 1213 U St NW, Washington, DC 20009
  • African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation, 1925 Vermont Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
  • New Bethel Baptist Church, 1739 Ninth Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

WHY: The #CBCFInstaMeet tour is an opportunity to provide first-hand accounts of Washington, DC’s rich history of African-American culture with a contemporary understanding of what it means to be an African-American youth in 2014.


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