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The Billie Holiday Center for the Liberation Arts (BHCLA) is an initiative designed to foster organic links between Johns Hopkins University and the historic African American communities of Baltimore, celebrating the strengths and amazing potential of both.


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Save the Date! Juneteenth at Homewood: June 17th

Save the Date! Juneteenth at Homewood: June 17th

Coming this June: Take a mid-day break from 12 – 2pm to celebrate Juneteenth with the Billie Holiday Center for Liberation Arts, in partnership with the Krieger School Office of […]