Media Appearances & Press Statements
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Belle Vue Farm Added To National Park Services’ National Underground Railroad Network To Freedom
The Story of Belle Vue Farm, Fall 2021
Taped May 14, 2019
Anne and Emmett
Powerful play of two impactful stories of teens to benefit Lynching Memorial Project
Maryland Public Television (MPT)
August 23, 2019
Maryland Today/iHeartMedia/WPOC, WZFT, WQSR
May 12, 2019
A 15-minute interview with Dr. Iris Leigh Barnes about Juneteenth and Hosanna School Museum aired.
Taped May 22, 2019
A 13-minute interview with Dr. Iris Leigh Barnes
January 2, 2018
In the News
Dr. Barnes and the work she does has been closely chronicled by the media. She has been invited to appear on many news shows to discuss the community engagement and public programs she leads. Most recently she appeared on the the PBS affiliate, Maryland Public Television (MPT) to discuss the importance and impact of the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the first such legislation in the nation. She was also appointed by Maryland Governor Hogan to serve on the Maryland Commission for African American History and Culture, which was covered by several news outlets.
She has been interviewed by Comcast Newsmakers, Fox 45, and several radio programs, including Maryland Today, and WAMD Radio.