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UCAC In the News

TheBayNet.com
11/02/2015 - Commissioners hear ideas on non-profit funding
06/23/2015 - Charleston massacre dampens Juneteenth celebration
06/20/2015 - 2015 Juneteenth African American Heritage Celebration
12/11/2014 - Sole survivor of the Flattops has a new use
12/01/2014 - Ribbon cutting ceremony set for renovated "Flat Tops" House
06/23/2014 - St. Mary's Juneteenth features honors and entertainment
03/27/2014 - Freedom Park monument to be named for Elmer Brown
06/17/2013 - Juneteenth highlights health, history
06/17/2013 - Jeff Henkel bests family, other racers, at Juneteenth 5K
06/15/2013 - Juneteenth 2013 Festival
06/18/2012 - Juneteenth: Joyous Event With a Serious History
06/18/2012 - 'Unique' Monument Unveiled in Lancaster Park
06/15/2012 - Juneteenth Features Civil War Monument Dedication
06/06/2012 - St. Mary's County United States Colored Troops (USCT) Civil War Memorial Monument Dedication and Juneteenth Celebration
05/02/2012 - Budget Hearing Features Support For Non-Profits
03/05/2012 - Ground Broken For Colored Troops Memorial
03/04/2012 - Calendar of Events: St. Mary's County United States Colored Troops (USCT) Memorial Monument Groundbreaking
02/22/2012 - St. Mary's County United States Colored Troops (USCT) Memorial Monument Groundbreaking Ceremony
02/18/2012 - Meet Frederick Douglass
01/23/2012 - Civil War Memorial To Be Unveiled At Juneteenth
06/20/2011 - Juneteenth Crowd Fills Freedom Park
02/13/2011 - Black History Month Celebration
11/06/2010 - Jazz Up The Night
06/21/2010 - 2010 Juneteenth Celebration Brings Joy to Community
06/19/2010 - Calendar of Events: JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION
02/21/2010 - Donations Sought for U.S. Colored Troops Memorial Monument
01/25/2010 - UCAC Honors 'Unsung Heroes': Colored Troops Monument Moves Forward
12/10/2009 - St. Mary's County Town Hall Meeting
07/23/2009 - St. Mary's County Commissioners Report July 21 - "Rollins also presented plans for the proposed UCAC/USCTMMC Civil War Memorial ..."
06/22/2009 - Community Celebrates Sixth Annual Juneteenth
06/20/2009 - Juneteenth Celebration
05/01/2007 - Three New Trustees Appointed to the CSM Board of Trustees - Former UCAC President, Dr. Janice Walthour, appointed trustee of local community college

College of Southern Maryland
09/18/2004 - UCAC Oral History Collection
Board of Trustees - Dr. Janice Walthour

The County Times
02/11/2016 - Commissioners Commemorate African American History Month; see pg 22

Flickr
06-18-2011 - UCAC 8th Annual Juneteenth Celebration 2011 at Freedom Park in Lexington Park, Maryland

GoodReads.com
Author Page - Unified Committee for Afro American Contributions

The Lexington Park Leader
11/14/2012 - Sotterley Ceremony Honors Enslaved Community
06/27/2011 - UCAC Thanked and Honored
06/18/2011 - Juneteenth Celebration Today at Tulagi Place

SoMdNews.com
04/20/2011 - Nominations sought
02/11/2011 - A worldly performance
01/26/2011 - Window to the past
01/26/2011 - Storyteller scheduled
01/19/2011 - UCAC plans business meeting and King remembrance
10/15/2010 - Black culture group meets in region: St. Mary's site of state commission gathering
05/05/2010 - Nominations sought for Juneteenth event honors
02/26/2010 - Collecting pieces of history to tell story of African-Americans: UCAC aims to give picture of contributions here
01/22/2010 - A look at the week ahead
01/20/2010 - A look at the week ahead
01/13/2010 - Try to remember: Reenactors and memorial monument set to be focus of annual UCAC meeting
10/21/2009 - ‘Song' is sung statewide: Reading program in its second year
10/02/2009 - Civil War groups, UCAC to raise funds for memorial
07/31/2009 - Memorial gala to honor U.S. Colored Troops
07/22/2009 - County OKs Civil War monument at park
06/24/2009 - Remembering the troops
06/03/2009 - Search goes on for descendants of U.S. Colored Troops
06/03/2009 - Members of the USCT from St. Mary's County
05/01/2009 - They have a dream: Group kick-starts effort to honor St. Mary's black Civil War Union soldiers with statue and memorial
01/21/2009 - Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions celebrates the achievements of two decorated Civil War soldiers from county
07/25/2008 - Juneteenth is an occasion to honor freedom and human rights
04/18/2008 - Calendar of Events: 2008 Speaker Series at Sotterley
04/16/2008 - Calendar of Events
04/11/2008 - Calendar of events
02/23/2008 - African-American history, King celebrated: Embrace heritage, seek advancement, UCAC says
02/22/2008 - Many pitched in with UCAC to make Martin Luther King celebration a special event
11/07/2007 - Maryland African-American Heritage Award by the Lincoln Park Historical Foundation & the Maryland Commission on African American History & Culture
07/13/2007 - Juneteenth is time to honor freedom, human rights
10/04/2006 - Schools given book on African-American education in St. Mary’s
08/02/2006 - Library link
07/26/2006 - Library link
07/19/2006 - Library link
07/14/2006 - Fortunate, direct recipients of donated resources
07/12/2006 - Library link
06/28/2006 - Library link

St. Mary's College of Maryland
Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions Oral History Collection

St. Mary's County Government
03/02/2012 - Business e-Newsletter
01/13/2012 - Business e-Newsletter
01/07/2011 - Business e-Newsletter
05/06/2010 - St. Mary's County Annual Report - update on the Unified Committee on African American Contributions (UCAC) Civil War Memorial project

St. Mary's County Public Schools
Community Partnerships

St. Mary's County Tourism
06/16/2012 - Juneteenth Celebration
02/24/2012 - Celebrate Black History in St. Mary's County
02/16/2012 - Meet Frederick Douglass
Winter 2011 - United States Colored Troops Memorial set for 2011
06/15/2010 - 7th Annual Juneteenth Celebration and 5K Run/Walk
10/20/2009 - "Grandpa Joe and the Drinking Gourd" at Sotterley Plantation

St. Mary's NAACP
02/07/2013 - “The African American Heritage of Southern Maryland” - A Tri-County Black History Month Celebration!
02/05/2013 - Annual Black History Month Proclamation
02/13/2011 - Black History Month Program
01/22/2011 - Facing Fences Exhibit at the Boyden Gallery

Sotterley Plantation
Spring 2011 - Newsletter
10-26-2009 - A Full-Circle Event
04/18/2008 - 2008 Speaker Series Festuring Janice Walthour

WYLE Corporation Summer 2012 Newsletter
WYLE Helps Remember Maryland History - One of our corporate sponsors, Wyle, had a really nice 2012 Juneteenth article in their recent newsletter.

Mary Somerville - Unified Committee for Afro-American Contributions  

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