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The Power of the Black Vote Symposium 
Saturday, October 24th
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Join historians, artists, and educators to explore the history of African Americans and the vote in the State of Maryland. This virtual experience includes:


10:00 AM Welcome Message
10:10 AM Session #1: “We The People”
10:40 AM Interview: Eddie Brown, Brown Capital Management “Black Economics and the Vote”
10:55 AM Musical Performance: John Wesley Wright & Co. 
11:00 AM Session #2: “Commissioner Reflections” 
11:40 AM Keynote Message: Dr. Ida B. Jones, Morgan State University
12:10 PM Banneker-Douglas Museum Virtual: “The Black Vote Mural Project” 
12:20 PM Musical Performance: Miss Tish Moaney
12:25 PM Session #3: The Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Battle for the Black Vote”
12:50 PM 2020-2021 Anti-Racism Fund
12:55 PM Closing Message

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BDM Annual Kwanzaa Celebration
Friday, December 11th
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa through musical performances, games, crafts, and more! The program will include: Spoken Word Performance; Zawadi (Gift Making) Session; Live Music; Discussion on the Importance of Community and Intergenerational Engagement; Virtual Lighting Ceremony; and a Virtual Buy Black Marketplace. #BDMKwanza

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