Celebrate culture and commemorate the collective experience of Black Americans
View opportunities to participate at no-cost and low-cost events across the Twin Cities. Click the box on the left for more information.
Join Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan Page for a dialogue about items from the TESTIFY Exhibit. The exhibit includes items curated by the Diane and Alan Page Collection. This is a free online event and registration required.
The Minneapolis Department of Civil Rights celebrates several community leaders as part of the History Makers at Home program. This profile series features leaders Abdullahi Abdulle, New Brighton City Council Member, Robert Sayers, Rental Housing Liaison & Fire Inspector, and many distinguished others. This online event is free.
This event features a panel of Black history-keepers, including Dr. Yohuru Williams, with discussions about the evolution of Black protesting in Minnesota from enslavement through present. This is a free online event, please visit the Facebook page, Minnesota Historical Society.
The Minnesota African American Heritage Museum & Gallery Co-Founders, Tina Burnside and Coventry Cowens, will discuss the development, mission, exhibitions and programs. The discussion features a Q&A session.
Join Justice Alan Page and Karmie Page for a special reading of their fourth book, “Bee Love (Can be Hard).” This community engagement—in partnership with Fresh Energy, Vote Solar, Connexus Energy and Eden Renewables— celebrates the importance of environment awareness.
This virtual event, in partnership with the Minnesota Black Community Project, provides specific insights into ways to better protect against the COVID-19 virus. Special presentations by Nathan Chomilo, M.D., Zeke McKinney, M.D., & Charles E. Crutchfield, III M.D.
The Minneapolis Institute of Art, with sponsorship by the Bank of America, celebrates Family Day: Black is Beautiful. Come celebrate African American artists—within the comfort of your home—to learn techniques drawn by Wadsworth Jarrell and Elizabeth Catlett. Viewers can enjoy a shadow-puppet show—by artist and activist Ty Chapman—and make your own shadow puppet! Check out tales on Black love from Nothando Zulu, creator of the African Storyteller’s Alliance. No cost artist totes are available until supplies last.
This event is free. Materials are available at the entrance on Third Avenue. The complete address is 2400 Third Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404.