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- United States
- MD Maryland
- Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission , Black History Program
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- Gender Studies, Civil Rights History, Women in the Movement, 20th Century United States History, Gloria Richardson, African-American History, Maryland History, History of the chesapeake.
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- About Me
Artura E. Jackson is a Public Historian who specializes in gender studies, 20th Century United States History, and African-American History. Her body of work includes extensive research on Gloria Richardson and the role of gender in the Cambridge Civil Rights Movement.
Ms. Jackson is a Historian at the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Black History Program, which operates out of Abraham Hall, a historic African American benevolent lodge located in Beltsville. The Black History Program manages three historic African-American sites in Prince George’s County. They provide year-round programming related to African-American History. Additionally, the Black History Program host the Annual Juneteenth Celebration and Black History Month exhibit. Before joining the Black History Program, she served as a Graduate Assistant at the Edward H. Nabb Center for Delmarva History and Culture at Salisbury University.
Jackson is a native of Prince George’s County, Maryland. She is an alumna of Salisbury University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in History in 2014, and a Master of Arts degree in History in 2016.
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- https://www.afro.com/exhibit-explores-lives-blacks-world-war/, https://patch.com/maryland/laurel/calendar/event/20180412/317782/gloria-richardson-maryland-s-mother-of-civil-rights, http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/delmarva-today-03-16-2018
- Country Focus
- Expertise by Geography
- United States
- Expertise by Chronology
- 20th century
- Expertise by Topic
- Family, Gender, Local & Regional, Public History, Race, Women