Black History Month

Woodson Carson

The Diversity Committee would like to acknowledge Black History Month and its creator, Carter G. Woodson. In 1926, Carter established “Negro History Week” to share the contributions of “Blacks to […]

Black History Month at Homewood: Meet William Ross – Father, Fugitive, and Freedom Fighter

Homewood Museum tells the story of three families who lived and worked in this federal-period house between 1801 and 1832. Two of these families, the Rosses and Conners, were enslaved by the white Carroll family who owned the estate.When visitors tour Homewood Museum they are confronted by the juxtaposition of beautiful eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century […]