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    Apr, 2021

  • Building Community: MAD

    April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    Museum After Dark – This month BSNM is partnering with the NAACP( Houston) for a community happy hour celebrating art! Join

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    Apr, 2021

  • Buffalo Soldiers Museum: Living History

    April 17 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    The Center for African American Military History and the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum brings to you Living History reenactments. The reenactments

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Dear AAAM Members and Supporters: On behalf of the AAAM Board, I send my deepest condolences to the families of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Sean Reed, George Floyd, and Tony McDade. We, along with thousands of people across our nation, are fed up with police brutality and the social injustices that continue to target African

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