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African American Heritage Preservation
Virtual Focus Groups


The Maryland Historical Trust and the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture invited participants to virtual focus groups to discuss issues facing African American heritage in Maryland, with a special focus on the needs and priorities for the African American Heritage Preservation Program. Findings will be used towards the Stateside Preservation Plan.

MCAAHC Harriet Tubman & Women’s History Award Celebration

6:00PM – 8:00PM
2 Hicks Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401

Honoring Erricka Bridgeford and Baltimore Peace Movement

Ms. Erricka Bridgeford’s recognition is coupled with commemorating Breonna Taylor, who would have celebrated her 30th birthday on June 5th. They were chosen because their efforts symbolize “Black Resistance” and “(Women) Telling Our Stories”.

MCAAHC Symposium 2022 Flyer 9-21

The MCAAHC Fall Symposium 2022: The Pursuit of Organizational Health, Healing and Wholeness in the African American Community was held October 27-28, 2022 at Morgan State University.

The symposium days were filled with highly educational experiences, impactful professional development, and purposeful networking.

The event was co-sponsored by MCAAHC, The Du Bois-Diggs Center for Race and Social Justice at Morgan State University, The Benjamin A. Quarles Humanities and Social Science Institute at Morgan State University, and Banneker-Douglass Museum Foundation.

View symposium sessions on the Banneker-Douglass Museum YouTube channel.

The Foundations of Racism: Defining the Roots of Bigotry and Discrimination Against Black People in America (April 20th)

Learn about the history of structural racism in America. This training presents a unique opportunity  to strengthen racial equity practices personally, professionally, and culturally. During this training, participants will: 

  • Examine key concepts of racial equity and structural racism
  • Learn to have constructive conversations about race within their networks
  • Develop tools and practices for counteracting racial bias 
  • Apply strategies to advance racial equity

Thank you to the Arts Council of Anne Arundel County, Four Rivers Heritage Area, The Community Foundation of Anne Arundel County, Sonja E. Swygert Family Foundation, and all of the supporters of the Banneker-Douglass Museum Foundation 2021 Anti-Racism Initiative. To support anti-racism in Maryland, please click here.