SERIES OF EVENTS

Mapping Racism reveals the hidden architecture of segregation in Prince George’s County.

A Tale of Two Brentwood’s

5dae6232788047c106db47c8d7afb7a1A history panel including Brentwood and North Brentwood leaders will discuss the evolution and history of race relations, area segregationist practices, and divisions between the two communities.

Thursday, March 7, 2019, at 6 pm

FREE (please RSVP)

Location: Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center

4519 Rhode Island Ave, North Brentwood, MD

 

A Space of Their Own Exhibition Opening 

north brentwood5The exhibition details the story of black residency in the first four incorporated black townships in Maryland and the history of residential segregation in Prince George’s County.

Saturday, April 20, 2019, from 6 – 8 pm

FREE (please RSVP)

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt Rainier, MD

 

Fair Housing Films and Panel Discussion

unknownJoe’s will screen two short films on housing discrimination, racial segregation, and persistent institutional racism, “All the Way Home” and “A Matter of Place”.  After the screening, we will host a panel discussion with experts on un-fair housing history and practices.

Saturday, April 27, 2019, at 6 pm

FREE (please RSVP)

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt Rainier, MD

 

Welcome to Sis’s – Performance

7d3TSEeoA Performance by Ally Theatre Company of an original play written by Doug Robinson. Welcome to Sis’s, reimagines the story of Sis’s Tavern in North Brentwood. The plan blends the genres of original comedy and drama and based on historical inspiration.

Dates: May 3 – May 5, 2019

Tickets: $20

Location: Joe’s Movement Emporium

3309 Bunker Hill Rd, Mt Rainier, MD

 

The Barrier Project by Orange Grove Dance Company

0The performance brings awareness to a racial landmark that is still in existence in 2019. Orange Grove Dance will conduct interviews and use their process called “memory mapping” to conjure up and create this public event, abstractly highlighting the past, present, and future of such a landmark.

Saturday, May 11, 2019, at 7 pm (May 12th rain date)

FREE (please RSVP)

Starting Location: Sis’s Tavern

4516 41st Ave., North Brentwood, MD

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