Via outline.com “ Say Goodbye to Your Happy Plantation Narrative”

Follow Instagram: @TheMergingLanesProject Photos by Zoe Beery Full Story Via Outline.com Pictured is Cheyney McKnight, an Atlanta native and founder of interpretation company, “Not Your Momma’s History”. Raised in a home that encouraged her to learn everything from Civil Rights to the Great Migration, McKnight would eventually go on to attain a political science degree … More Via outline.com “ Say Goodbye to Your Happy Plantation Narrative”

Via Washingtonian Magazine “Sorry You Can’t Go to This Amazing Secret Museum in Bethesda”

Via @TheMergingLanesProject Washingtonian Magazine recently ran a story titled, “Sorry You Can’t Go to This Amazing Secret Museum in Bethesda” This photo, shot by photographer Jeff Elkins, is of historian and author Al-Tony Gilmore. He is standing in front of event posters that he found in an Ohio junk shop. Gilmore has curated an invitation … More Via Washingtonian Magazine “Sorry You Can’t Go to This Amazing Secret Museum in Bethesda”

US Representative Cardiss Collins, Early Advocate for Diversity in Museum Profession

Via @TheMergingLanesProject Excerpts from Chicago Tribune “A 2017 national survey report by the American Alliance of Museums reveals that whites hold 84 percent of curator, conservator, educator and other leadership positions in American museums. These jobs are critical; individuals with such titles build the collections and determine the topics of the exhibits and programs that … More US Representative Cardiss Collins, Early Advocate for Diversity in Museum Profession

Arkansas Historic Film Prize for Grade School Students – Deadline, March 18

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program has announced the Arkansas Historic Film Prize for Grade School students. Materials must be submitted by MARCH 30, 2018. Seeking docs made by 5th – 12th graders about any Historic site in the state. Details via link listed below: Arkansas Student Film Prize