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Happy September!

It is September and the beginning of a new school year for our children. I cannot emphasize enough the great need to teach black history into the classrooms.  Why is … Continued

We’re Having a Fantastic Spring!

It’s all about community. The Black Heritage  Museum of Arlington is a place where people can develop meaningful connections by exploring community history through visual, literary and in person events. … Continued

Enslaved In Arlington Uncovered

Memorializing the Enslaved in Arlington is pleased to announce the unveiling of the first
edition of The Enslaved People of Arlington, Virginia: A Spreadsheet documenting the lives of over 1400 enslaved individuals in Arlington from 1669-1865.

BHMA Featured on Fox5

Fox5 segment—Dr. Scott Edwin Taylor, esteemed director of our museum, shares several captivating insights on the rich Black history of Arlington.

Women’s History Month – 2023

BHMA Is Celebrating Women Women have always played an essential role in shaping history, but their accomplishments are often ignored or erased. During Women’s History Month, the Black Heritage Museum … Continued

Welcome to Black History Month 2023

This year’s Black History Month comes upon us with some great progress. Ketanji Brown Jackson is now the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court. Maryland has elected their first Black Governor, Wes Moore. And the NFL’s Super Bowl will have two Black quarterbacks for the first time.

We are so excited about the new year!

As I look back on 2022, I can’t help but reflect on how our lives have changed. The Covid-19 global pandemic brought loss and pain to so many of us. And for almost all of us, our lives, family time, work and even how we interact with one another has changed.