BOOK LAUNCH: Florida’s Historic African American Homes

  Mark your calendars for Saturday, May 15 at 4:30 pm ET! We are celebrating the launch of Florida’s Historic African American Homes! Jada Wright-Greene is ecstatic to have Dr. Ashley Preston, Dr. Tara White, and Vedet R. Coleman to share their knowledge and expertise about African American historic homes, museums and Dr. Mary McLeod

Register: Minority Serving Institutions Virtual Career Fair

AGENDA May 26-27, 2021 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. EDT / 11:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. CST Wednesday, May 26, 2021 Welcome - U.S. Department of the Interior Leadership DOI Career Pathing (My DOI Career) Executive Leadership Roundtable Discussion: "We are the Department of the Interior" Mission Critical Occupations Navigating USA Jobs (OPM) Thursday, May

Tulsa: The Fire And The Forgotten

Thursday, May 20, 2021 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm National Museum of African American History and Culture (Virtual Program) This documentary presents research into the history of Greenwood from its origins and how it expanded quickly into a vibrant, financially and socially viable community of African Americans as they wished to live. The film explores the “comeback” of

Civil Rights Law and Environmental Justice Workshop

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

Registration: Module 3

Many museums, archives, and cultural institutions already have or are working towards creating digital collections. This module provides the tools, resources, best practices, and descriptive standards needed for building a robust digital collection program. It will also provide instruction on structuring digital collection projects correctly, covering common decision points in digital project planning, project implementation,


YOU'RE INVITED You're invited to join Kentucky State Representative Pamela Stevenson and Louisville Metro Mayor Greg Fischer for the official unveiling of the Blank Slate Monument with a VIP Meet and Greet followed by a Q&A with Ghanaian Artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Blank Slate Monument: Hope for a New America Tour Date:   Wednesday, June 2 at 11am, ET Location: Kentucky Center for African American Heritage (KCAAH)

Historically Speaking: In Remembrance Of Greenwood

NMAAHC and Smithsonian Magazine convene to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. A panel discussion will explore the development of the city's Greenwood District, the events which led to its Black residents being the target of racially motivated violence, as well as the aftermath that highlights the community's resilience and regrowth. Panelists include Lisa Cook of Michigan State

Deadline: June 18 – Call for Proposals – Symposium: In the Wake of Slavery and Dispossession

In Fall 2021, Emory University will host a symposium on slavery and dispossession to highlight ongoing efforts and research in this area, to encourage creative interpretations and dialogue, and to reckon with Emory’s legacy of slavery and racism and its ongoing, enduring effects. The symposium will be free to the public. For more information:

WEL Lecture Series: “Malama ‘Aina”, Caring for and Naturing the Land

Grounded in the belief that Hawaii's native ecosystems provide the cultural heart of its people and the basis for traditional material culture, community-based Native Hawaiian restoration and conservation organization 'Ahahui Mālama I Ka Lōkahi envisions a healthy Hawaiian ecosystem natured by human communities. Join community cultural health planner Mei Ling Isaacs for an exploration of

BLKFreedom Juneteenth Celebration

On this June 15th, 10 leading Black museums and historical institutions from coast to coast will join forces for to commemorate Juneteenth, the day that the Emancipation Proclamation was officially enforced, ending enslavement in Texas. The annual collaboration has produced a film documenting the national exploration of the deeprooted anthem “Lift Every Voice and

Step Afrika! Juneteenth Virtual Celebration

Step Afrika! returns to the virtual theater to commemorate Juneteenth (June 19, 1865) as the day that federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas to ensure that all enslaved people were freed, two years after the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Premiering three unique works, Trane, Little Rock Nine and The Movement; Step Afrika!’s virtual celebration honors and embodies the


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Volunteer Open House

Come learn about volunteer opportunities including: Herb Guild Hearth-Cooking Guild Education & Public Programming Museum Docent Archive Digitization Program Oral History Program Helping with Research Requests C O N T A C T : 540-967 - 597 5 / V O LU N TEE R@L O UIS A H IST O R Y. O RG

Exhibition Opening: “Evicted” at Jackson State University

In April 2018, the National Building Museum opened a new, “eye-opening” exhibition exploring the causes and impacts of eviction, based on Matthew Desmond’s award-winning book Evicted. Since then, thousands of people have come through the show to learn more about the national eviction crisis.   A stable place to call home is one of the best