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Black History Month virtual events

Black History Month
Graphic by Amanda Bollig

Feb. 10 

“Endless Possibilities” (Online Exhibit from the African American Museum of Iowa)

https://blackiowa.org/endless-possibilities/ 

Feb. 11 – 10 a.m.  

“Meet Harriet Tubman” virtual event hosted by the National Archives

 https://youtu.be/ruCe8nnW1hA 

Feb. 13 

“A History of Black History Month” 

https://www.history.com/topics/black-history/black-history-month

Feb. 18 – 3 p.m. 

Virtual Trivia 

Hosted by Kirkwood Student Life, 3 rounds of trivia will be played with a category on Black History. 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1714934495351436 

Feb. 18 – 6 p.m. 

“Giants of Racial Justice” 

Hosted by the Library of Congress (streamed live to their Facebook page) 

https://www.facebook.com/libraryofcongress 

Feb. 20 

“Frederick Douglass from Slavery to Freedom: The Journey to New York City” (Online Exhibit) 

https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/frederick-douglass-from-slavery-to-freedom-the-journey-to-new-york-city/FALCZhEmpedsLg 

Feb. 22 – 8 p.m. 

Monday Movie Night: “Hidden Figures”  

Hosted by Des Moines Area Community College via Teleparty (Students must have Disney + account to join) 

https://www.facebook.com/events/1044855405995007 

Feb. 23 – 6 p.m. 

“The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the African American Community” 

Hosted by the African American Museum of History and Culture 

https://nmaahc.si.edu/event/historically-speaking-economic-impact-covid-19-african-american-community

Feb. 25 – 7 p.m. 

“Black History Month Virtual Concert: Preserving and Persevering” 

Hosted by the Chicago Children’s Choir 

Facebook Live via https://www.facebook.com/ccchoir 

Feb. 27  

“The Hewitt Collection of African American Art” (Online Exhibit) 

htps://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/the-hewitt-collection-of-african-american-art/IwIys-hofVq5KQ 

Image courtesy of Amanda Bollig | Kirkwood Communiqué

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