Communal storytelling within a group of diverse individuals, linked by common experiences, results in a more inclusive, encompassing, and equitable documentation of a community's shared history. Art, though underutilized, can be an effective tool for sharing previously untold stories and documenting personal recollections. The “Baltimore '68” Mosaic Monument is an excellent example of how community arts can enrich a multifaceted historical project like the University of Baltimore's Baltimore '68: Riots and Rebirth initiative. This article reflects on the narrative behind the mosaic and how it became a true testament to the power of art and civic dialogue.

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