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2:00 pm

Voices of the Enslaved

February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Presentation by Barbara Goyette, Hammond-Harwood House Executive Director Through 19th and early 20th century testimonies, memoirs, and interviews with those formerly enslaved, we can begin to learn about life under slavery. Each source of slave narratives has a history of its own to consider in interpreting these stories. Registration is required.

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6:30 pm

The Future of the Black Family

February 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Banneker-Douglass Museum as we present a discussion on the evolution of the identity of the Black Family. In alignment with the Association for African American Life and History’s (ASALH) annual theme, The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity, this dialogue between Director Chanel Compton and Mr. Matt Prestbury, founder of The Black Father Foundation, will explore the uniqueness of the Black family structure; past, present and future.

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7:00 pm

Virtual Event: Racing on the World Stage: The 2021 America’s Cup and Olympic Sailing

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Explore the prospects of the 2021 America’s Cup set for March and the 2021 Olympic Games postponed by the pandemic. Sail ahead to the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games to get a glimpse of what those games have in store. Hear stories of inspiration through overcoming adversity, life lessons, and the joy of sailing. Presenter: Gary Jobson | World-renowned Sailor, Author, Columnist, and Commentator Gary Jobson is a sailor, television commentator and author based in Annapolis, Maryland. He is a past Vice President of the International Sailing Federation and past...

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