By Conni Strittmatter, Children’s Librarian, Baltimore County Public Library In the month of February, we celebrate Black History Month and the strides for justice made by those before us. In honor of these brave individuals, enjoy these tales of coming together, fighting for what you believe or maybe even just …Read More »
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Parent You Should Know: Christine Michel Carter
Christine Michel Carter wears a lot of hats—most of them geared toward helping working moms and Black professionals. She challenges the status quo at the legislative level with her involvement in Mom Congress and the Congressional Caucus on Black Women and Girls, her advocacy for maternal and child care-related …Read More »
Celebrating Innovation, Commemorating Black History Explore the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum in Catonsville
What do you know about Benjamin Banneker? Did you know he was an amazing mathematician, taught himself astronomy and later wrote numerous almanacs? Maybe you know he built the first known American clock and was a member of the surveying team that designed Washington, D.C.? All of these facts …Read More »
It’s Black History Month! Here are a few ways to celebrate.
Here are seven great events to celebrate and honor Black History Month, for everyone from movie buffs to outdoors lovers. We also want to recommend a trip to the National Great Blacks in Wax Museum if you haven’t been recently. Saturday, Feb. 9 African American Firsts in Baltimore County Learn …Read More »