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The Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture began publishing its newsletter, The Maryland Pendulum in the 1970s. The newsletter published information about the Banneker-Douglass Museum and highlighted key events across the state including Black History Month, festivals, and symposiums. In addition, the newsletter highlighted historical figures from Maryland and topics such as manumissions, historic churches, county highlights and more. The newsletter had a long run, but eventually went out of print. In fall of 2020 the MCAAHC PR Committee began publishing a digital version of the Maryland Pendulum. Please see our recent editions below.  

The Maryland Pendulum, Spring 2021

The Maryland Pendulum, Fall 2021

COMING SOON! Archival Copies of the Maryland Pendulum