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Inspiring learning and sharing the joy and power of discovery - that's Maryland Humanities.

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Inspiring learning and sharing the joy and power of discovery - that's Maryland Humanities.

    African American Art Through The Eyes of High School Students with Disabilities (July 2020)

    African American Art Through The Eyes of High School Students with Disabilities (July 2020)

    For Black History Month in February, Charles H. Flowers High School in Prince George’s County hosted a show of its students’ art. Part of the process involved students with disabilities attending museums and interpreting art prior to creating their own. LeAnn Holden-Martin, a Special Education Teacher at the school, tells us more.

    • 5 min
    Why Black Lives Matter: A Curriculum

    Why Black Lives Matter: A Curriculum

    How can the humanities help teens process current-day issues and create a more equitable society? Staff at Wide Angle Youth Media have developed a curriculum called “Why Black Lives Matter: Discussing Race Through Film, Photography, and Design." The curriculum pairs youth media projects with instructional content. Dena Robinson –Wide Angle Youth Media’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Facilitator – tells us more. Maryland Humanities supported this programming with a grant.



     

    • 5 min
    The Power of LGBTQ Storytelling

    The Power of LGBTQ Storytelling

    How is storytelling a form of survival? R. Eric Thomas, Senior Staff Writer at Elle Magazine and Board Member at FreeState Justice, tells us more.

    • 3 min
    Writing About Autism

    Writing About Autism

    How can writing create help create a more inclusive world for autistic people? Writer Hannah Grieco is the mother of an autistic twelve-year-old son well as a former teacher. Her byline has appeared in The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, and more. Hannah talks about how her son’s influence on her writing.  





     

    • 3 min
    Complex Histories Along the Potomac

    Complex Histories Along the Potomac

    The Accokeek Foundation was founded to preserve the landscape along the Maryland shore of the Potomac River, the same view George Washington had more than 200 years ago. Laura Ford, the Foundation’s Executive Director, shares how this Prince George’s County organization has been shifting and widening its focus in recent years.

    • 4 min
    Exploring Maryland History Through Original Theatre

    Exploring Maryland History Through Original Theatre

    How are teenagers bringing history to life through theatre? Norah Worthington, Historical Partnership Director and Resident Costumer at Baltimore School for the Arts, tells us more.

    • 4 min

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