Black History 365
Black History 365 is a collection of stories, art, and events that highlight the history, heritage, and contributions of Black Marylanders and the history of the people of the African Diaspora in Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. Here, their culture and excellence are celebrated year-round through a collaborative initiative across county and statewide organizations spearheaded by the Banneker-Douglass Museum.
We have curated a list of events, blogs, and organizations dedicated to African American History and Heritage. When planning your visit to Annapolis & Anne Arundel County, begin your journey with one of these institutions. The conversation has begun, but it is not yet finished...
Black Cultural Experiences in Anne Arundel County
African American Heritage Tours
Discover more about African American Heritage & History with a guided walking tour from historic Annapolis to Southern Anne Arundel County.
Annapolis Discovered Blogs
Discover stories of African American Art, Culture, History, Music, Activism, and more on our blog site Annapolis Discovered. The city and county are full of murals from local African American Artists; find them along the historic streets of downtown Annapolis. Discover the history of Annapolis' first and only Black Mayor, John T. Chambers, or walk in the footsteps of African American Watermen in Southern Anne Arundel County. Plan to visit Annapolis during the Kunta-Kinte Heritage Festival or the city's Juneteenth Parade and Festival. No matter your interests, African American Culture and Heritage abound in Annapolis & Anne Arundel County.
Black History, Black Voices
Discover our video archive of Black History, Black Artists, Black Business Owners and more.
Black History Events & Programming
Celebrate Black History all year round with a collaborative initiative spearheaded by the Banneker -Douglass Museum in cooperation with Visit Annapolis & Anne Arundel County. Join us as we celebrate the history, heritage and culture of the people of the African Diaspora in Annapolis & Anne Arundel County.