Building on the January 2022 Ritual of Remembrance, the first Walk of Remembrance, co-organized by RIC Postdoctoral Fellow Jasmine Blanks Jones and Billie Holiday Project for Liberation Arts Community Arts Fellow Jeneanne Collins, received excellent media coverage, linked below.
This community gathering featured a monologue performance by JHU sophomore Yasmine Bolden, a tap dance performance by Brinae Ali, Inheritance Baltimore artist in residence, and an address by Charlie Dugger, Inheritance Baltimore elder in residence. There were also two interactive art installations led by Jeneanne Collins, Inheritance Baltimore community arts fellow.
Please check out the coverage:
- Helen Lacey, “Walk of Remembrance Honors People Enslaved on Homewood Campus” JHU News-Letter, October 18, 2022
- Martha S. Jones, “Seeing Old Baltimore Anew: Whose Memories Are We Keeping, and For Whom?” Hard Histories, October 19, 2022
Jasmine Blanks Jones introduces Walk of Remembrance
All photos above by Will Kirk