Howard County Center of African American Culture
Where History Comes To life
A Few Words About Us
The Howard County Center of African American Culture was founded in 1987 by the late Mrs. Wylene Sims Burch.
Our mission: Engaging community, promoting progress, transforming lives through culture, history and awareness.
The Howard County Center of African American Culture, Inc. is an independent, non-profit, educational organization dedicated to the collection, preservation and interpretation of African American history and culture of Howard County, Maryland.
The Research Center – Library
Research, Explore and Learn!
This library has a superb collection that will undoubtedly leave the visitor with new and exciting information.
Located on the second floor of the Clark Library building at Howard Community College, the HCCAAC Research Library boast rich and diverse reference materials, posters, magazines, and books that tell the many stories that compose the African American experience in Howard County. Our librarians are happy to guide you to the resource that you want or introduce you to resources that you may not know exist.
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Our Board of Directors
Dr. Everlene Cunningham, Ph.D.
Mr. Anthony Cunningham
Ms. Delace Burch
Dr. Marja Humphrey, Ph.D.
Ms. Mae Beale
Mr. Ron Battle
Mrs. Florence Smith
Mrs. Jean Lewis
Liason, Howard Community College
Mr. Robert Abercrombie
Mr. Nat Alston