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Black Lives Matter: North Brentwood … 1887 To Today

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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Join us for a discussion of the history of our Route 1 neighbor, North Brentwood. We’ll learn about the history of North Brentwood, the first African-American incorporated town in Prince George’s County. From its connections to the 19th Infantry Regiment of U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War through the Civil Rights Movement to today, North Brentwood holds a unique place in Route 1’s Black history. Learn about the early days of North Brentwood, its varied relationships with its surrounding communities, its growth through self-sufficiency, and its development today. Chanel Compton, board chair and former executive director of the Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center and executive director of the Banneker–Douglas Museum, Maryland’s official state museum of African American History and Culture, will lead the session, which also includes North Brentwood Mayor Petrella Robinson, a lifelong resident of the town.

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Date:
February 25
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Virtual Event

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Hyattsville Aging in Place
Helping Hands University Park
Neighbors Helping Neighbors – College Park
Explorations on Aging College Park