We regret to announce that we have to postpone the Black History Month event that was scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 22.
The two panelists who had direct experience with desegregating Greenbelt have now both had to cancel due to health reasons. The panelists as well as our moderator, Monica Montgomery, Director of the Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center, are willing to participate at a later date. Please stay tuned for more information. As soon as we have a new date, we will announce it. The Greenbelt Black History Month Committee and the Greenbelt Museum, cosponsors of the event, apologize for any inconvenience this postponement may have caused.
There is another Black History Month event happening on Saturday that may be of interest. It is a public meeting of the Prince George’s County Lynching Memorial Committee. For information, visit their website,
Did you know that Greenbelt began as a segregated community? Despite the fact that it was built by both African American and white workers, only white
families would be residents and it would remain segregated for several decades. Join us for a panel discussion where we’ll hear from some of Greenbelt’s first residents of color.
Sponsored by the Greenbelt Black History Month Committee and the Greenbelt Museum.