Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum - LCJM

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Today at 6:00PM, join LCJM and the @lewismuseum for a virtual post film discussion of the PBS documentary, Tulsa: The Fi...
06/03/2021

Today at 6:00PM, join LCJM and the @lewismuseum for a virtual post film discussion of the PBS documentary, Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten. Featured panelists for this film discussion include DeNeen Brown and Dr. Marshall F. Stevenson, Jr.

Both Brown and Stevenson serve on the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission.

#Tulsa100 ##TulsaTriumphs

Join LCJM, @lewismuseum, and the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project for a virtual post film discussion of “Tulsa: The Fi...
05/29/2021

Join LCJM, @lewismuseum, and the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project for a virtual post film discussion of “Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten” which debuts on MPT, Monday, May 31, 2021 at 9pm EST.

This revealing film examines the Tulsa Race Massacre 100 Years Later and explores the history of “Black Wall Street,” anti-Black violence, and Black resilience in America.

Our discussion will take place on June 3 at 6PM. Register at bit.ly/LCJMTulsa100

Join LCJM, @lewismuseum, and the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project for a virtual post film discussion of “Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten” which debuts on MPT, Monday, May 31, 2021 at 9pm EST.

This revealing film examines the Tulsa Race Massacre 100 Years Later and explores the history of “Black Wall Street,” anti-Black violence, and Black resilience in America.

Our discussion will take place on June 3 at 6PM. Register at bit.ly/LCJMTulsa100

05/26/2021

Next Monday, May 31, marks 100 years since the Tulsa Race Massacre.

On the 100th anniversary of this devastating event at 9m EST, PBS will be premiering their documentary “Tulsa: The Fire and the Forgotten.”

This revealing film examines the Tulsa Race Massacre 100 Years Later and explores the history of “Black Wall Street,” anti-Black violence, and Black resilience in America.

On Thursday, June 3, LCJM, @lewismuseum and the Maryland Lynching Memorial Project will be hosting a online discussion about the film. Visit bit.ly/LCJMTulsa100 to learn more.

#Tulsa100 #TulsaOklahoma #DemandJustice #CivilRights #BlackHistory #AmericanHistory #BlackLivesMatter #BLM

Today, Morgan State theatre students, Jade and Greg, volunteered to be in LCJM’s Civil Rights Legacy Tour videos!These v...
05/25/2021

Today, Morgan State theatre students, Jade and Greg, volunteered to be in LCJM’s Civil Rights Legacy Tour videos!

These videos are made in partnership with @bmoreheritage and will be a part of our Baltimore Civil Rights Curriculum that will be introduced to BCPS students!

Thank you to our Media intern & SWAN program graduate, Darria, for being a great camera woman!

Today, Morgan State theatre students, Jade and Greg, volunteered to be in LCJM’s Civil Rights Legacy Tour videos!

These videos are made in partnership with @bmoreheritage and will be a part of our Baltimore Civil Rights Curriculum that will be introduced to BCPS students!

Thank you to our Media intern & SWAN program graduate, Darria, for being a great camera woman!

On this day in 1889, Dr. Lillie Carroll Jackson, also known as the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement,” was born in Ba...
05/25/2021

On this day in 1889, Dr. Lillie Carroll Jackson, also known as the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement,” was born in Baltimore, MD, nearly 25 years after slavery was abolished. Fighting for voting rights, equal pay & job opportunities, and pushing to integrate schools and public facilities-- Dr. Jackson became a prominent Black leader in Baltimore and her efforts made a difference not only in Baltimore, but on a national scale.

The Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum was founded to honor Dr. Jackson and to continue her legacy of civil rights and community advocacy. By sharing her story, we hope to educate and inspire the next generation of Civil Rights leaders.

Happy birthday Dr. Jackson!

#BaltimoreLeaders #BaltimoreHistory #Baltimore #CharmCity #CivilRights #BlackHistory #WomenLeaders #Museum #MSU

On this day in 1889, Dr. Lillie Carroll Jackson, also known as the “Mother of the Civil Rights Movement,” was born in Baltimore, MD, nearly 25 years after slavery was abolished. Fighting for voting rights, equal pay & job opportunities, and pushing to integrate schools and public facilities-- Dr. Jackson became a prominent Black leader in Baltimore and her efforts made a difference not only in Baltimore, but on a national scale.

The Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum was founded to honor Dr. Jackson and to continue her legacy of civil rights and community advocacy. By sharing her story, we hope to educate and inspire the next generation of Civil Rights leaders.

Happy birthday Dr. Jackson!

#BaltimoreLeaders #BaltimoreHistory #Baltimore #CharmCity #CivilRights #BlackHistory #WomenLeaders #Museum #MSU

Timeline Photos
04/21/2021

Timeline Photos

JMJP Director Dr. Charles L. Chavis, Jr. has released the following statement on the conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd:

"On behalf of the John Mitchell, Jr. Program for History, Justice and Race, I condemn the murder of George Floyd and the scores of Black lives that have been cut down as a result of the pervasive disease of anti-Blackness. I also applaud the jury that convicted Derek Chauvin, recognizing that what they did was their job, a job that has failed to be done in the cases of so many other murdered Black men and women. They did the right thing. They held an officer of the law accountable under the law for murdering an American citizen, a Black man.

However, as America continues to traverse this racial reckoning, we need to understand what this trial represents. Leading up to today’s jury verdict, once again Black America was on trial, this time alongside an America that for over 400 years has been kicking and screaming to avoid confronting its systemic anti-Blackness. We must acknowledge the trauma that Black America has endured and the ways in which this verdict must be understood as the first step of many more that must yet be taken."

https://www.johnmitchelljrprogram.gmu.edu/chavis-statement-chauvin-conviction

@lombard_history has invited LCJM and museums from across the country and the world to come together virtually to share ...
03/31/2021

@lombard_history has invited LCJM and museums from across the country and the world to come together virtually to share a taste of their unique stories! Travel to these places and learn from the comfort of your own home.

Join the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum Museum for a FREE 45-minutes tour  on Tuesday May 4 at 7:30/6:30c PM* and learn about Lillie Carroll Jackson, her allies, and Baltimore's rich Civil Rights legacy.

Visit www.lombardhistory.org/tasteofhistory to to the list of all participating organizations and their respective tour dates.

Today we are highlighting Victorine Q. Adams! She was the first African American woman to serve on the Baltimore City Co...
03/30/2021

Today we are highlighting Victorine Q. Adams! She was the first African American woman to serve on the Baltimore City Council. Victorine Q. Adams founded a women's political club called the Colored Democratic Women's Campaign Committee in 1946, and was one of the five-woman to charter the Baltimore section of the National Council of Negro Women.

Her legacy continues to live on as she was inducted into the Maryland Women's Hall of Fame in 2020, as well as having an archival collection of her contributions in the Earl S. Richardson Library at Morgan State University.

#WomenHistoryMonth #WHM

03/25/2021
Womens History Month- Billie Holiday

Today we highlight Jazz Singer, Billie Holiday. She grew up in Fells Point, and she would sing at the Club Tijuana and Royal Theatre on Pennsylvania Avenue. During a time when venues were often segregated, she used her music to bring attention to civil rights issues such as lynching.

#BillieHoliday #LadyDay #JazzMusician #WomensHistoryMonth #CivilRights

Today’s spotlight belongs to Baltimore native, Irene Morgan! Her perseverance led to the desegregation of interstate tra...
03/19/2021

Today’s spotlight belongs to Baltimore native, Irene Morgan! Her perseverance led to the desegregation of interstate transportation in the U.S., 10 years before public transportation was desegregated!

#WomensHistoryMonth #CivilRights #Activists #MSU #LCJM

Happy #InternationalWomensDay!Celebrating the women before us, beside us, and those who will come after us, the Lillie C...
03/08/2021

Happy #InternationalWomensDay!

Celebrating the women before us, beside us, and those who will come after us, the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum is excited to parter with @nphc_msu for a women’s history month event celebrating the contributions of Divine 9 sororities on Civil Rights and social change!

Register for this event and join us for a great discussion on Wednesday, March 24!

http://bit.ly/LCJMWHM21

#WomensHistoryMonth #CivilRights #WomenEmpowerment

Happy #InternationalWomensDay!

Celebrating the women before us, beside us, and those who will come after us, the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum is excited to parter with @nphc_msu for a women’s history month event celebrating the contributions of Divine 9 sororities on Civil Rights and social change!

Register for this event and join us for a great discussion on Wednesday, March 24!

http://bit.ly/LCJMWHM21

#WomensHistoryMonth #CivilRights #WomenEmpowerment

Serving as the President of the Baltimore branch of the NAACP from 1935 until her retirement in 1970, Lillie Carroll Jac...
03/02/2021

Serving as the President of the Baltimore branch of the NAACP from 1935 until her retirement in 1970, Lillie Carroll Jackson’s influence on Baltimore and the American Civil Rights Movement is undeniable.

Growing chapter membership into the thousands, leading campaigns for anti-lynching legislation, establishing job training programs, registering over 100,000 new Black voters, and leaving a desegregated city as her legacy— Mrs. Jackson is the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement and we honor her not only during Women’s History Month, but every day of the year!

#womenshistorymonth #WHM #CivilRights #CivilRightsMovement #MSU #LCJM #BlackHistory #BlackWomen

Serving as the President of the Baltimore branch of the NAACP from 1935 until her retirement in 1970, Lillie Carroll Jackson’s influence on Baltimore and the American Civil Rights Movement is undeniable.

Growing chapter membership into the thousands, leading campaigns for anti-lynching legislation, establishing job training programs, registering over 100,000 new Black voters, and leaving a desegregated city as her legacy— Mrs. Jackson is the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement and we honor her not only during Women’s History Month, but every day of the year!

#womenshistorymonth #WHM #CivilRights #CivilRightsMovement #MSU #LCJM #BlackHistory #BlackWomen

Join the Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Industry as we hear from different voices at Afro-Ame...
02/17/2021

Join the Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Industry as we hear from different voices at Afro-American Newspapers, about how this Black-Owned Baltimore publication has shaped news coverage and public opinion since its founding in 1892 and the importance of diversity in media.

This program is free, no registration required. Tune in to the BMI’s page to access this program or reach out to us for the Zoom webinar link!

#HappyBlackHistoryMonth

Join the Lillie Carroll Jackson Museum and the Baltimore Museum of Industry as we hear from different voices at Afro-American Newspapers, about how this Black-Owned Baltimore publication has shaped news coverage and public opinion since its founding in 1892 and the importance of diversity in media.

This program is free, no registration required. Tune in to the BMI’s page to access this program or reach out to us for the Zoom webinar link!

#HappyBlackHistoryMonth

Using his successful baseball career as a platform to champion civil rights, Hank Aaron will always be revered as one of...
01/23/2021

Using his successful baseball career as a platform to champion civil rights, Hank Aaron will always be revered as one of the greatest athletes of all time.

We thank you for all your contributions to society on and off the field. Rest in Power. #HankAaron #civilrightsleader

Using his successful baseball career as a platform to champion civil rights, Hank Aaron will always be revered as one of the greatest athletes of all time.

We thank you for all your contributions to society on and off the field. Rest in Power. #HankAaron #civilrightsleader

The Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum has internship opportunities available for Morgan State University studen...
01/19/2021

The Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum has internship opportunities available for Morgan State University students!

If you are passionate about Black History and want to be a part of sharing Baltimore’s Civil Rights legacy, apply today!

Visit our website for more information: www.lilliecarrolljacksonmuseum.org/join-us-2

Today we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. A champion for Civil Rights and Labor Rights, his words stil...
01/18/2021

Today we celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

A champion for Civil Rights and Labor Rights, his words still hold immense power and relevancy today.

Pictured: President Lyndon B. Johnson greeting Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Clarence Mitchell & Patricia Roberts Harris at the Signing Ceremony of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 in the U.S. Capitol

#MLKDay

The LCJM Staff extends our deepest condolences to the Mitchell Family on the passing of George D. Mitchell Sr.A memorial...
01/15/2021

The LCJM Staff extends our deepest condolences to the Mitchell Family on the passing of George D. Mitchell Sr.

A memorial service will be held in his honor tomorrow at Sharp Street Memorial United Methodist Church at 1pm.

The service will be livestreamed at www.livestream.com/mssav/georgemitchellsr

US Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Movement
12/09/2020

US Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Movement

You won’t want to miss this conversation tomorrow with @RepBarbaraLee & @SenCoryBooker on their legislation to examine the legacy of systemic racism & tackle the discriminatory war on drugs. Breathe With Me Revolution
US Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Movement

US Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Movement
12/04/2020

US Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Movement

The National Leadership Group Salutes the Leadership of Senator Cory Booker for Introducing Legislation to Establish the Nation’s First-ever U.S. Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Commission #unlockthetruth #ustrht #BreatheRev
https://buff.ly/3mKMDD1

US Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Movement
12/04/2020

US Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Movement

I know you stand for racial justice, Senator Van Hollen, please sign on TODAY and co-sponsor Senator Cory Booker Resolution to create the first U.S. Commission for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation #unlockthetruth #breathewithme

Join the Movement!
12/03/2020

Join the Movement!

“The Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT) Resolution puts us on the path of reconciling our nation’s brutal history with the grave situation we currently face,” - John Lewis
#ustrht #unlockthetruth #Letsgettowork #carterschool #BreatheWithMe #chavis4change

#OTD On November 18, 1933, under the direction of Kiowa Costonie and the Citywide Young People’s Forum led by Juanita Ja...
11/18/2020

#OTD On November 18, 1933, under the direction of Kiowa Costonie and the Citywide Young People’s Forum led by Juanita Jackson Mitchell, young African Americans picketed stores on Pennsylvania Avenue for refusing to hire African Americans.

This was one of many “Buy Where You Can Work” campaigns that were held in major cities during the Great Depression to protest Black Unemployment. These protests help lay the foundation for organized actions during the Civil Rights Movement.

Learn more about Baltimore’s rich Civil Rights history by visiting our website www.lilliecarrolljacksonmuseum.org

#BlackHistory #civilrightsmovement #greatdepression #activism

The Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum is proud to congratulate Kamala Harris for becoming:The First Woman Vice ...
11/09/2020

The Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum is proud to congratulate Kamala Harris for becoming:

The First Woman Vice President-elect
The First Black Woman VP-elect
The First Indian American VP-elect
The first VP-elect to graduate from an HBCU.

2020 is the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment and we thank all of the Black women who paved the way for Vice President-elect Harris. From Lillie Carroll Jackson’s efforts in Maryland during the early/mid 20th century to Stacey Abrams’ efforts in Georgia today, Black Women continue to fight on the frontlines for American Democracy.

#KamalaHarris #civilrights #19thamendment #BlackGirlMagic #HBCU

10/28/2020

As early voting is now open in the state of Maryland, the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum Staff encourages everyone to embrace the spirit of Mrs. Jackson and countless others who believed in the value of the ballot and to have your voices be heard. #GoVote

To learn more about the legacy of Mrs. Jackson, visit our website lilliecarrolljacksonmuseum.org

We are excited to welcome Alexis Ojeda-Brown to the LCJM team as our program and education coordinator! Alexis received ...
10/21/2020

We are excited to welcome Alexis Ojeda-Brown to the LCJM team as our program and education coordinator!

Alexis received her B.A. in History and English Literature as well as a certificate in African American Studies from UMCP. She was previously a Museum Educator at the Baltimore Museum of Industry and is passionate about sharing diverse stories so visitors can see their history within museums!

Join the discussion about this heart-wrenching film. We'll be there.
10/01/2020
Maryland Lynching Memorial Project

Join the discussion about this heart-wrenching film. We'll be there.

There’s only one day left to register for our First Thursday film discussion on “The Hate You Give.”

Register today!

Happy Juneteenth! Celebrate with us at Hosanna School Museum's Virtual Celebration this evening and Great Mask Giveaway ...
06/19/2020
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Happy Juneteenth! Celebrate with us at Hosanna School Museum's Virtual Celebration this evening and Great Mask Giveaway and Sale tomorrow. Here is the link for more information and to discover a few black-owned businesses and great local talent. https://www.hosannaschoolmuseum.org/ Also, enjoy the Google doodle of the day. Very inspiring. "Let us march on until victory is won."
--Peace.
#GoogleDoodle

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Thursday 11:00 - 15:00
Saturday 11:00 - 15:00

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William Ashbie Hawkins is also in a special exhibition at the central branch of the Enoch Pratt Free Free Library!!!
Thank you for opening your doors and educating me about my city's history
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Have an incredible learning experience at LCJM. Happy #BlackHistoryMonth!