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We Rise Youth Conference: Black Youth through a Beautiful Lens
Friday, June 28, 2019
9:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Banneker-Douglass Museum
84 Franklin Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

Curated by young people, for young people, this day will consist of a youth led panel discussion on imagery, education, and social justice, as well as an exhibit opening featuring works from participants in the “We Rise: Photojournalism Project”. This conference will celebrate the shared experiences of its participants and focus on capturing the beauty of black culture through imagery and photojournalism. Lunch will be provided.

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MCAAHC Legacy Symposium
Saturday, June 29, 2019
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Morgan State University
New Jenkins Hall
1600 Havenwood Road
Baltimore, MD 21251

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture (MCAAHC) during the Legacy Symposium hosted on the campus of Morgan State University.

Enjoy a panel discussion with renowned experts including Harvard Professor and ASALH President Dr. Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, as they share the impact the MCAAHC has made on preservation projects throughout the state. The event will feature The Honorable Kweisi Mfume, 50th Anniversary Honorary Chair, the newly elected first Woman and African American Speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Speaker Adrienne Jones, a special presentation from The Quarles Institute High School & College Student Scholars and much more. Lunch will be provided.

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