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Passion & Purpose: Black Activism in Maryland

MCHC welcomes members of the Passion and Purpose: Voices of Maryland’s Civil Rights Activists exhibition curatorial panel for a conversation about civil rights activism in Maryland. David Taft Terry PhD of Morgan State University, Joshua Clark Davis PhD of University of Baltimore, Linda Day Clark, visual artist and scholar, and MCHC staff discuss the ways Black Marylanders have fought and continue to fight for equality, from letter writing, to sit-ins, to marching.  

This virtual program is free and open to all audiences. Registration is required. After registering, an automated confirmation email will provide connection instructions.

Image: Paul Robeson and Dr. John E. T. Camper protesting Ford’s Theatre Jim Crow admission policy, photograph by Paul S. Henderson (1899-1988), 1948. Maryland Center for History and Culture, H. Furlong Baldwin Library, Paul S. Henderson Photograph Collection, HEN.00.A2-178

Thank you to our generous sponsors*

PNC Bank
Maryland Heritage Areas Authority

Helen Clay Frick Foundation
Sarah and Stan Klinefelter
Baltimore National Heritage Area
Gallagher Evelius & Jones LLP
The Charles T. Bauer Foundation

Royal Farms
Wieler Family Foundation
Maryland Humanities
LifeBridge Health

BFPE International
Maury Donnelly & Parr Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. Ross J. Kelbaugh
Kojak Graphic Communications
Miles & Stockbridge
The Pierians, Inc., Baltimore Chapter

*as of May 19, 2022


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