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March Edition

The March edition of Baltimore County’s half-hour cable television public affairs show, “Hello Baltimore County,” highlights the following topics:

Black History Month Museum Tour – Join us for a video tour of the Diggs-Johnson Museum and learn about their educational programs.

Saving Lives, Treating Addiction – County Executive Kamenetz announces new initiatives to fight heroin and opioid addiction. Find out more.

Baltimore CASH Campaign – Find out if you qualify for free tax prep and financial services.

To view streaming video of the show, go to the Hello Baltimore County page.

In addition to online access, the program runs several times per week on Cable Channel 25, in Baltimore County, at the following times:

 Mondays: 1:30 p.m., 6 p.m.

Tuesdays: 12 p.m., 9 p.m.

Wednesdays: 11 a.m., 4 p.m., 10 p.m.

Thursdays: 1 p.m., 8 p.m.

Fridays: 11 a.m., 6 p.m.

Saturdays: 10 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m.

Sundays: 10 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m.


photo from Benjamin Banneker Museum and ParkJordan Fish
Baltimore County Tourism and Promotion

Since 1976 our country has recognized February as Black History Month. You can learn about and celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans throughout our nation’s history by attending any of the great events and activities celebrating Black History Month in Baltimore County.

The Hampton National Historic Site has posted a full schedule of inspiring and significant programs to be presented during Black History Month.

A commemorative exhibit, From Banneker to Douglass: the Quests for Freedom and Equality, will be on display through February 28 at the Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum. Come see original works of art that commemorate the early efforts of Maryland’s African Americans and their allies in their pursuit of freedom and equality for all.

At UMBC, a film screening of “Slavery by Another Name” will be shown on February 2 and 4, and pianist JoyAnne Amani will celebrate the contributions of African Americans with her concert on February 15. A Stirring Song Sung Heroic, an exhibition of 80 black and white photographs by Williams Earle Williams, will be on display in the Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery until March 25.

On February 11, acclaimed public intellectual, best-selling author, and radio host, Michael Eric Dyson will lecture at Towson University as part of their Diversity Speaker Series. Dyson was named by Ebony as one of the 100 Most Influential Black Americans.

Freeman Hrabowski III, the president of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County since 1992, will speak at Goucher College as part of the Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Visiting Professorship Series on February 26. Hrabowski is a prominent educator, advocate, and mathematician who recently was named by President Obama to chair the new Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. Earlier that day CCBC will welcome social justice advocate and attorney Bryan Stevenson as a guest lecturer for the 2015 President’s Distinguished African-American Lecture Series.

On February 28, the Randallstown Community Center is hosting a free event, “In Celebration of Black History Month,” which offers an evening of music and poetry. 


 
 

Revised September 26, 2016