Three Baltimore Events To Check Out For Black History Month

What’s happening?

Marylanders can expect several events, conversations, and gatherings celebrating Black History Month this year—both virtually and in person, reports Billy Jean Louis for The Baltimore Sun.

What’s happening in Baltimore? 

  • John Muller, author of Frederick Douglass in Washington, D.C.: The Lion of Anacostia, is hosting a walking tour that will uncover the lost history of Frederick Douglass’ life in Baltimore. On Feb. 5 and Feb. 18, Muller will guide tourists from Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park to Greedy Reads in Fells Point. Tickets are $17.50. You can purchase them here.
  • Listen to Lawrence Brown, author of “The Black Butterfly: The Harmful Politics of Race and Space in America,” deliver the keynote at the University of Maryland, Baltimore’s Black History Month celebration on Feb. 8 at Noon. Register here. 
  • The B&O Railroad Museum on West Pratt Street is screening three movies featuring different eras in Black history. “Amistad” is showing on Feb. 12 at 3 p.m., “Harriet,” is showing on Feb 20 at 3 p.m., and Selma is screening on Feb. 27 at 3 p.m. Admission is Free. Get more info here. 

Anything else I should know? 

Check out more Black History Month events happening in and around Baltimore City here. 


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