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States of Incarceration Explores Roots of National Issue in Local Communities

This comprehensive public history project aims to serve as a national public reckoning with mass incarceration by viewing the issue through local communities.

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MARCH Sponsors New Certificate Program in Historic Preservation

An innovative new program offers participants a unique opportunity to learn the processes and techniques of historic preservation.

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University of Maryland and Archaeology in Annapolis Collaborate in Research at Wye House

Recent excavations at Wye House, where Frederick Douglass was enslaved, demonstrate how archaeology is both contributing to new scholarly understandings of the African American experience and becoming a more public enterprise.

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The Museum of Chinese in America: Continuity and Change

In its 37-year history, the Museum of Chinese in America has evolved from activist-inspired community organization to major cultural institution, even as its staff has maintained the museum’s original vision and core values.

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The (Uncertain) Fate of Baltimore’s Confederate Monuments

Over the last year, a commission in Baltimore has wrestled with the presence of Confederate monuments in the city. In this month’s feature, Elizabeth Nix (pictured above with the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument) reflects on her service on the commission.

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Telling Untold Histories Unconference at Rutgers-Newark

Thank you to all the sponsors and attendees who made the Telling Untold Histories concert at Rutgers-Newark a huge success!

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NHD Philadelphia–Junior Division

On March 16, 2016, middle school students in Philadelphia gathered at the National Constitution Center to present their various projects to judges in hopes of securing scholarship funds and a place in the Pennsylvania State Contest.

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