Reginald E Lewis Museum

Saturday February 22nd
10 AM - 5 PM

830 East Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21202


Verizon Supports Cultural Diversity in Maryland With a Free Black History Month Open House at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum

Verizon will once again host a statewide Black History Month celebration and open house with government and community leaders at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture.

The event is free and open to the public.

During the open house, guests can explore the museum, help us recognize community innovators, and enjoy a day full of educational activities and entertainment. There will be food, educational gifts, door prizes and more.


Black History Month Open House 2013

During a special program last year, Verizon recognized key Marylanders in the areas of community service, education and healthcare. Recipients of the 2013 Verizon Community Innovator Award included:

Anne Arundel

  • Alycia A. Marshall, Ph.D., interim chair of the mathematics department of Anne Arundel Community College


  • Michael E. Cryor, president of The Cryor Group
  • Marietta A. English, president of the Baltimore Teachers Union and American Federation of Teachers – Maryland
  • Rev. Debra Hickman, M. Div., president and chief executive officer of Sisters Together and Reaching (STAR)
  • Harold Reid, executive director, Liberty Road Business Association


  • Joy Hill Whitaker, chief development officer of the Boys & Girls Club of Southern Maryland

Charles County

  • Joan Jones, president of Bel Alton High School Alumni Association Community Development Corporation

Montgomery County

  • Traviss A. Green, chief technology transition officer of Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Solutions

Prince George’s County

  • Earle Gumbs, president of Marlow-Hillcrest Heights Civic Association
  • Thurman D. Jones Jr., president of the Patriots Technology Training Center