This is a hybrid program. You can join this program in-person at Brigadier General Charles E. McGee Library or online via Zoom.
Join our event virtually: You MUST register below to join this program virtually
Registrants will receive a Zoom invite via email on the morning of Tuesday, June 13.
If you are joining this program virtually, you will need to be signed into Zoom to attend.
To sign in, you must first create a free account: https://zoom.us/signup
Once you are signed in on Zoom, return to the link in your email to join.
Join archivist, historian, and professor Dr. Lopez Matthews, State Archivist and Public Records Administrator as he walks us through emancipation in Maryland.
Dr. Matthews has a PH.D. in United States History and currently serves as the State Archivist and Public Records Administrator for the District of Columbia. He is active as the senior advisor for the US Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Movement and is an Adjunct Professor of History at Bowie State University.
The program will take place at the Brigadier General Library and it will also be offered via live streaming.
Looking for more fun things to do at MCPL?
The Real Juneteenth - In-Person
Underground Railroad Exploits: Juneteenth Celebration
A Juneteenth Celebration featuring the Charles Rahmat Woods Quartet - In-person
On the Cusp of Freedom: Remembering Emancipation in Maryland - In-person
Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom and Family- Virtual
Take a look at these resources for more events you could attend. Don't have a card right now? No worries! Find out how to Get a Library Card.
By joining this Virtual MCPL program, you agree to abide by our rules of conduct. Library staff has the authority to remove you from this program if we deem your behavior to be inappropriate, to ensure the safety of staff and customers.
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People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing should request English-language captioning or sign-language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program they plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.
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