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Celebrating Black History Month in Baltimore

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Black History Month is the perfect time to celebrate influential African American leaders such as Frederick Douglass, who was born in Maryland in 1818.

Black History Month is an important time to reflect on African American heritage in the United States and to celebrate the accomplishments of the African American community in this country. In Baltimore, a city where African Americans make up 65% of the population, it is especially important to celebrate the academic, artistic, and political accomplishments of this community during the month of February. One excellent way to embrace Black History Month in Baltimore would to supportĀ local businesses with deep roots in the city, especially since those that are owned by African American business owners in the community. This can also be done by spreading the word through social media, television, and print materials, in order to educate residents of Baltimore and the surrounding communities about the importance of Black History Month in our city. (more…)