Some great things some of our clients and partners are doing
The Chicago History Museum is hosting a virtual lecture by Dr. Christopher Reed, an emeritus professor of history at Roosevelt University on Saturday, February 27th at 3 pm CT. He’s sharing perspectives and the importance and impact of the Great Migration on Chicago’s Black Metropolis.
City Colleges of Chicago — the community system including Malcolm X, Kennedy-King, Harold Washington, and Olive-Harvey — has a series of events coming up, including Civil Rights Movement: Past, Present, Future.
Denver Public Art has a 28-piece Public Art tour celebrating the work of Black artists this month.
Apollo Theater: Between the World and Me, based on Ta-Nehisi Coates’ #1 New York Times bestseller, is now streaming on HBO MAX and is directed by Apollo Theater’s Executive Producer, Kamilah Forbes.
NOLA Periodontics is running a series on their Instagram called “Great Smiles in Black History.” The series highlights a range of people spanning local entrepreneurs to iconic modern day heroes—and their great smiles.
Some other local events that caught our eye
The American Writers Museum in Chicago as brought their exhibit online called “Frederick Douglass: Agitator”
The Field Museum has a series of virtual events, including Armour Seminar: Black in STEM Keynote Lecture, where Dr. Edward C. Davis IV discusses his research in Africana Anthropology on Wednesday, February 24 at 12 pm CT.
Denver.org has a great compilation of upcoming events, including “Harriet Tubman – An Active Minds Event,” a free webinar.
As we resume our plans to grow in Austin, sending support to the community there through the Austin Area Urban League, a historic civil rights organization dedicated to providing economic empowerment, educational opportunities and the guarantee of civil rights for African Americans and other underserved/underrepresented populations in the Austin/Central Texas region. They are currently hosting an emergency donation drive for the housing insecure communities of Austin, Texas.