D.C. Baha'i CEnter

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5713 16th St NW,

Washington, DC 20011

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October 30, 2019

On October 28th, the Baha'i Community of Washington DC, along with their friends and neighbors, honored the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of the Báb. You can watch the commemoration below:

Part I - Video Link

Part  II - Video Link

April 30, 2018

(PDF version here)

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Bahá’ís of the Washington, DC Metro Area Unveil Grave Marker for Pocahontas Pope, the City’s First African American Bahá’í  
 
April 30, 2018, Washington, DC— On May 19, 2018, Bahá’ís in the DC metro area will remember Poc...

April 27, 2018

On May 19, 2018, Bahá’ís in the DC metro area will remember Pocahontas Pope (1864-1938) — the first African American member of the Bahá’í Faith in Washington, DC — by unveiling a memorial marker for her grave in National Harmony Memorial Park.

The event, which will hono...

April 4, 2018

On April 23, 1912, 'Abdu'l-Bahá – son of the founder of the Bahá’í Faith, Bahá'u'lláh – visited Howard University's Rankin Chapel to address a diverse audience on the need for racial unity. More than a century later, the Bahá’í community of Washington, D.C., will comme...

November 1, 2017

We are happy to share this video which introduces the Washington DC Baha'i Community and a few of its activities. This video was created in honor of the 200th Anniversary of the birth of Baha'u'llah, the prophet-founder of the Baha'i Faith.

October 26, 2017

In 1912, American society practiced strict racial segregation. Blacks or “coloreds” as they were then known were second class citizens by law. In 1896 the Supreme Court (Plessy v. Ferguson) permitted enforcement of segregation wherever races comingled. Indeed, 30 of th...

October 17, 2017

 Join the Baha'is of Washington DC and their friends and colleagues this Sunday, October 22nd for the Bicentenary Celebration. More details on the DC Bicentenary Website.

October 13, 2017

To share information and background on the Bicentenary from around the world, a new website has been launched by the Baha'i International Community. Check out the new site here!

Throughout the hours when the believers and their friends will celebrate the Birth of the Bá...

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