education in Baltimore throughout history. In addition to a critical examination of historical and contemporary segregation in Baltimore City public schools, the show tracks the nine students
who graduated from School Number 1 in 1889 - Baltimore’s first all-Black high school graduating class.
acquired formal training and knowledge. The exhibition examines Black education in Baltimore from the essential role of churches such as Bethel AME in the antebellum era to the first public
schools available to Black students after the Civil War.
Participants are invited to gently dip their fingers in the water. The Clayborn Temple is due for renovations in the upcoming year. The church was a gathering site for sanitation workers in Memphis during the Civil Rights era.
Participants are invited to hold the hands of the sculpted video display to look around a 360° video of the Clayborn Temple and listen to a speech by Martin Luther King Jr.
A chalkboard with a backlit whiteboard on the reverse side, this piece acknowledges the origins of the display space. Charles Carroll presided over his manor in Maryland; a 10,000 acre estate that included approximately 1,000 African slaves. At the time of his death, his 130 remaining slaves were valued at $5 each.