Keeping An Underground African-American Poker Club Alive04:27
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During the era of segregation in the United States, a group of African-American men founded an underground poker club in Washington, D.C., so they could socialize freely. The club's heyday is long gone, but there are efforts to keep its legacy alive. WAMU's Sasha-Ann Simons (@SashaAnnSimons) reports.

This segment aired on December 7, 2018.

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