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The 1856 Project: Confronting the Ongoing Legacy of Slavery at the University of Maryland (Winter Speaker Series)

March 17, 2021 @ 2:00 pm

As part of Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum’s Winter Speaker Series, The 1856 Project: Confronting the Ongoing Legacy of Slavery at the University of Maryland, will take place March 17.  This is the last presentation in the series.

This session will take place virtually.

Topic discussion: The University of Maryland has recently established the 1856 Project, joining the Universities Studying Slavery consortium to facilitate collaborative research and academic scholarship. Institutional co-leads Lae’l Hughes-Watkins, University Archivist, and Joni Floyd, Libraries Curator for Maryland and Historical Collections, will discuss how this initiative will create a path toward restorative history, allowing for the institution to engage in the work of moral accountability and reconciliation.

Cost is $7.50 per session.

Single session registraton:

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