Preserving Sites of Activism
100 years of the 19th Amendment: Maryland’s history of suffrage activism, the omission of women from state and local inventories of historic sites, and the complexity of commemorating a movement which left African American women behind.
Pandemics, Protests and Planning: Understanding the intersection between health, racial equity and urban planning
Join the Prince George’s County Planning Department’s Speaker Series for a panel discussion putting into context the historical and political roots of the effects of the current Covid-19 pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests in the United States. Facilitated by regional and national experts, we will explore the role that urban planning has played in exacerbating health and racial inequities in African-American communities and discuss ways that urban planning can be used as tool to ameliorate these challenges.