Video Highlights

Experience one of our recent events or enjoy the impressive student work created through our programs.

Pulitzer 100: Taylor Branch and Isabel Wilkerson In Conversation

The culminating event in our yearlong celebration of the centennial of the Pulitzer Prizes brought Pulitzer Prize-winning author-historians Taylor Branch and Isabel Wilkerson together in a thought-provoking conversation about civil rights past and present, moderated by NAACP Legal Defense Fund’s Sherrilyn Ifill.


Grantee Project Spotlight
Wide Angle Youth Media: Self-Esteem & Social Media

In Spring 2017, middle school students of the Baltimore Speaks Out! program at Govans Enoch Pratt Free Library explored how youth self-esteem is affected due to the growing use of social media. This project was made possible in part through a major grant to Wide Angle Youth Media.


Veterans Oral History Project Spotlight
From the Perspective of a Refugee 

Southern High School students Charles Mann, Josh Tenner, James Blaser, Matthew Thompson, and Ryan Tieber conducted and filmed an oral history interview with Vietnamese refugee Hai Nyugen as part of our Veterans Oral History Project, in partnership with Southern High School’s Signature Program and the Martha Ross Center for Oral History at UMBC.


Maryland History Day Project Spotlight
Unveiling Decades of Deception: The Tobacco Industry’s Encounter with Congress

Howard High School student Matthew Blum won the outstanding state entry award at National History Day in 2016 with this project, which was created through the 2016 theme of Encounter, Exchange, Exploration in History.


Chautauqua 2016: Duke Ellington, Performed by Tevin Brown

Watch history come alive as scholar-actor Tevin Brown becomes Duke Ellington as part of our Chautauqua living history series. Video courtesy of Montgomery College.


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