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Event Pick: Dual Black History Month Art Exhibitions Open at City Hall

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For the next four weeks, City Hall will be showcasing work from two longtime Baltimore artists in a pair of exhibitions to celebrate Black History Month.

Activist Mayoral Candidate DeRay Mckesson Meets with Obama

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Two weeks ago, Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson announced he was running for mayor of Baltimore. Today, he’s at the White House, meeting with President Obama.

Great Blacks in Wax Museum Hosts Black History Month Panel

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Freedom_Summer_1catch of the day fish (2)Cultural institutions across the city are celebrating Black History Month in February. In the midst of its big expansion this week, the Great Blacks in Wax Museum is looking back at the Freedom Summer.

The National Aquarium’s Black History Month Celebration

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catch of the day fish (2)Last week, we made note of the fact that the aquarium isn’t just all-fish-all-the-time. They have that adorable baby sloth, you see. But lately the aquarium has been expanding its capacity even further—hosting impressive cultural events that have nothing much to do with the watery depths, but plenty to do with local history—and global histories, as well. It all began in October with the launch of the Aquarium’s Cultural Series— which dedicates the first Friday each of the month to exploring, experiencing and celebrating cultures from around the globe. Each event is celebrated with music, dance, food, arts and crafts, community resource tables, and educational exhibits. 

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