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Open Secrets

Alum Leads Renovation of NSA Museum—and Shares Some of its Treasures

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DeNeen Brown

Fighting Forgetting

Journalism Professor Unearths Grim History of Century-old Tulsa Race Massacre

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NEH Awards $325K to UMD Libraries for Newspaper Digitization

Project Preserving Maryland’s Historic Papers Reintroduces Voices of Marginalized Groups

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"Digging Holes for Planting Sugar Cane, Antigua, West Indies, 1823" by William Clark

NEH Grants to Support History Professors’ Research

Part of $24M Awarded Nationwide, Funds to Support Work Expanding Enslaved.org Database and Researching Book on NYC Transit Desegregation

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A young boy hovers expectantly near a snowball vendor in 1940s Harlem Park

Decoding Black Stories Built Into the Environment

Students Take Deep Dive Into Links Between African American History, Architecture and Urban Planning

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streetcar travels on Canal Street in New York City

History Professor Specializing in Slavery, Resistance Named Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Richard Bell to Receive $200,000 to Research Book on Desegregation of Public Transit in New York City

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Picturing Presidents Past

As Pines Gears Up for Inaugural Address, We Revisit Ceremonies of His Predecessors

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African American students demonstrate against the Vietnam War on the steps of the Main Administration Building

UMD Libraries, Others Partner on $750K to Archive Social Justice Activism by College Students of Color

Grant From The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to Support Documentation, Digitization, Workshops

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Jordana Moore Saggese

Professor Makes Space for Black Art in Academic Art History

Focus on Questioning Norms in the Field on Display in New Book, Journal Issue

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Joe Biden

Op/ed: Government Has Always Picked Winners and Losers

UMD Historian Argues Biden’s Moves to Grow the Welfare State Don’t Distort the Market, Just Make Government Aid Fairer

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Willie Graham ’80

This (Really) Old House

Alum Recreates America’s History, One Handmade Nail at a Time

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Baltimore Dig Preserves Past While Preparing for Future

UMD Researcher Partners With West Baltimore Nonprofit to Uncover Black History

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