Event List


  • 08

    May, 2021

  • Reception – Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic

    May 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

    You’re invited to a VIP reception to celebrate the opening of “Billie Holiday at Sugar Hill: Photographs by Jerry Dantzic,” a Smithsonian traveling exhibit. Enjoy Chinese food (Billie Holiday’s favorite), and hear remarks from Executive Director Rashida Phillips and Director of Collections & Curatorial Affairs Dr. Dina Bennett. Live musical performances by Rashida Phillips, Piaget

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  • 13

    May, 2021

  • Module 2 of Museum Learning Hub: Session 2

    May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Technical Workshop 2: Audience Participation in Live Streamed Programs Date (May 20, 2021) | Time (11:00am PT, 2:00pm ET) Registration closes at 11:59pm PT on May 19th. Webinar will be streamed live on the Museum Learning Hub (museum-hub.org/watch-live). Intermediate Leve Presenter: Alex Freeman, Executive Director, Texas Association of Museums Description: The second workshop in Module

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  • 15

    May, 2021

  • Jackson State Class of 1970 Commencement Ceremony

    May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

    At 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 15, 2021, Jackson State University will hold a special Commencement ceremony for the Class of 1970 on the Gibbs-Green Memorial Plaza. For the first time ever, members of the Class will have the opportunity to march in their regalia and receive their diplomas, presented by President Thomas K. Hudson,

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  • 15

    May, 2021

  • Finding Family in Tragedy and Trauma

    May 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join the Senator John Heinz History Center, the Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society of Pittsburgh, and the Department of Africana Studies University of Pittsburgh with the annual African American Genealogy Workshop, “Finding Family in Tragedy and Trauma” on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 10:00 am to 12 ;; noon. The featured presenters will be from

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  • 15

    May, 2021

  • Entrepreneurial Masterclass 3

    May 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

    The Entrepreneurial Masterclasses will continue to take place each month with terrific speakers who will provide information to enhance your own empowerment. Our 3rd masterclass will be presented on Saturday, May  15, 2021 at Noon Eastern Standard Time. Our dynamic keynote speaker will be Mr. Bill Huston, one of the top crowdfunding experts in the

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  • 15

    May, 2021

  • Baltimore School of the Arts Historical Monologue Project: Druid Hill Avenue

    May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    Join the Baltimore School of the Arts  Theater Department exploring Baltimore’s Druid Hill Avenue neighborhood during the early 20th century through the eyes of the African American community. BSA sophomore theater students will present video monologues and a virtual talk back exploring women’s suffrage, segregated housing ordinances and musical artistry  of Eubie Blake in the

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  • 21

    May, 2021

  • Civil Rights Law and Environmental Justice Workshop

    May 21 @ 10:00 am - May 22 @ 7:30 pm

    DESCRIPTION This two-day virtual workshop will gather practicing Civil Rights and Environmental attorneys with current law students, community advocates and residents, and non-profit leaders. Sessions will explore the intersection of civil rights and environmental law and their application to issues impacting urban communities and their environment.  Day 1 Friday, May 21st   10 am- 5:00pm EST  Opening

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