General Public and Educators Welcome! Join the Maryland Historical Society and professors from the University of Maryland to learn more about the black freedom struggle in Maryland. This program will focus on the period from the early 19th to early 20th century, when African Americans faced significant challenges to their citizenship and legal rights in this country. Dr. Richard Bell, Associate Professor of History at the University of Maryland and MdHS Trustee, will facilitate as his colleagues Dr. Christopher Bonner, Dr. Michael Ross, and Dr. Elsa Barkley Brown address the Colonization Movement, African American soldiers in the Civil War, and resistance during the Jim Crow era in Maryland.
This virtual program is free and open to all audiences. Registration is required. After registering for the program, attendees will receive an automated confirmation email with connection instructions. We will connect via Zoom which, is available for free download here: https://zoom.us.download.Learn More