3001 Sherman Ave NW Washington District of Columbia USA
In May 2019, Capoeira Barro Vermelho acquired the space located in Columbia Heights at 3001 Sherman Ave., NW and in June 2019 launched the Brazilian—American Cultural Center. The location is rich with history, having been constructed in 1913. The 3000 block of Sherman Avenue, NW is highlighted as stop 15 on the Georgia Avenue/Pleasant Plains Heritage Trail as it was the home of poet Zora Neale Hurston in 1923. We honor our ancestors In keeping with Afro-Brazilian traditions. As we become wiser and more knowledgeable about our past, we are emboldened in our present state to make positive changes for our future condition.