moment in maryland black history

September 12, 2014
Christiana Rebellion

Moment in Maryland Black History: The Christiana Rebellion

September 11, 2014 - Segment 2 - Learn about a little-known but significant piece of American history, which began on September 11, 1851: The Christiana Rebellion. The rebellion led to the first major conspiracy trial in U.S. history, where both black and white men were put on trial for defying the Fugitive Slave Act.
September 7, 2014
Frederick Douglass

Moment in Maryland Black History: Frederick Douglass Escapes To Freedom

September 3, 2014 - Segment 2 - Lisa Crawley, Resource Center Manager of the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of African American History and Culture, shares a moment in Maryland Black History with us.
March 26, 2014
Mathias de Sousa

Moment in Maryland Black History: Mathias de Sousa Arrives

March 25, 2014 - Segment 2 - This day in history marks the arrival of the Ark and the Dove at St. Clement’s Island (now St. Mary’s County, MD). Mathias de Sousa was an early African settler w ho arrived with these colonists.
March 17, 2014
Baltimore

Moment in Maryland Black History: Ida Rebecca Cummings

March 17, 2014 - Segment 3 - This day in history marks the birth of Ida Rebecca Cummings, an educator and pioneering clubwoman. Born in Baltimore, Cummings was a school teacher who advocated for improved conditions in housing and health care for the poor.
March 10, 2014
Rev. David Smith

Today’s Moment in Maryland Black History: Rev. David Smith (Web Exclusive)

March 10, 2014 - Web Exclusive - This day in history marks the life of Rev. David Smith. This early AME pastor was born enslaved in the vicinity of Baltimore County in the late 18th century and later became a minister in the AME Church.