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The Annapolis MLK Parade and Diaspora Festival

Everybody loves a parade! With the weather warming up bit by bit, and the pandemic waning, there’s no better reason to gather for a fun yet meaningful event than the Annapolis MLK Parade & African Diaspora Festival scheduled for noon on April 2nd. The MLK Parade and African Diaspora Festival…

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Annapolis Film Festival – “The Big Picture”

It does not get any sweeter than this! The Annapolis Film Festival (AFF) is back, in person, for its 10 th year and it is bigger, better, and sweeter than ever! Opening night’s feature film “To Olivia,” follows the complex marriage between renowned author Roald Dahl and Oscar-winning actress…

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Honoring the 200th Birthday of Harriet Tubman

“I had reasoned this out in my mind; there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty, or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other; for no man should take me alive.” — Harriet Tubman to Sarah Bradford in Scenes in the Life of Harriet Tubman, 1868. True stories of the…

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Black History 365 Collaborative

Black history and heritage are American from the ancient Olmecs to Frederick Douglass, Cynthia Abney Carter, DeJuan Gay, and beyond. African and American history are inseparably intertwined. Every month boasts of African American voices and events that changed history and continue to transform the…

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Banneker-Douglass Museum Re-Opens

Autumn air carries with it a bounty of fall festivals, but none with as much meaning and purpose as the Banneker-Douglass Museum (BDM) Grand Re-Opening Block Party. Held in and around the museum September 18, 2021 from 1 – 5 pm, organizers of this free epic event invite you to enjoy music & food…

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A History Lover's Itinerary

Given Maryland’s nearly 400 years of history – it became a colony in 1632 and a state in 1788 – you could easily spend a month in the state and visit a different historic site, museum, or attraction every day. But if you’re big on history and short on time, just a few days spent in and around…

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