Black Lives Matter: North Brentwood … 1887 to Today



On February 25, 2021, North Brentwood Mayor Petrella Robinson and 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, discussed the history of North Brentwood, the first Black township incorporated in Prince George’s County. The event was presented via Zoom and featured a long question-and-answer session. A recording of the event is above.

The event was the inaugural session in the Route 1 Corridor Conversations series organized by Hyattsville Aging in Place, Helping Hands University Park, Neighbors Helping Neighbors College Park, and Explorations on Aging College Park.

Here are links for more information about topics mentioned in the talk:

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