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Billie holiday center for liberation arts

Arts+Culture
Anna Deavere Smith speaks to the beauty of Baltimore
Published May 17, 2022
In a lecture hosted by Billie Holiday Center, Baltimore-born dramatist Smith described a light that comes from the city and its people, even amidst ongoing societal struggles
Juneteenth
The art of liberation
Published June 16, 2021
Baltimore artists, scholars, and educators will present dramatic performances based on writings by Black Baltimoreans at the forefront of the 19th-century abolitionist movement during a Juneteenth livestream Friday at noon
History and humanities
Mellon Foundation awards $4 million to Inheritance Baltimore project
Published Jan 14, 2021
The project will pioneer new methods of instruction, research, and archival preservation that bring the history of the Black Baltimoreans to the fore
Community
Mural celebrates legacy of Elijah Cummings
Published Oct 22, 2020
Project organizers closely collaborated with community leaders in West Baltimore to dedicate the mural to the longtime Maryland congressman
Higher education
Billie Holiday Project hosts college access luncheon
Published May 28, 2019
Baltimore's highest-achieving high school juniors joined Hopkins students, faculty, and staff for a discussion of pathways to higher education