Criminal justice major Shelby Adamiec, Equity in Student Success Program Coordinator Rocio Lopez Riveros and Equity in Student Success Coach Margorie Gutierrez hand out popcorn on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023, as part of a series of events at the Iowa City Kirkwood campus celebrating Black History Month. PHOTO BY ALEX NIERMANN
African American Museum
Galleries will be open with free admission on Thursday, Feb. 17, with extended hours from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Along with free admission, visitors also receive a free book, snack, activity sheet and access to AAMI’s traveling exhibit – Iowa Civil Rights. The museum is located at 55 12th Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids.
Film at the Iowa City public library
Watch “Driving While Black” at the Iowa City public library on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. According to the library’s website, “The film examines the history of African Americans on the road from the depths of the Depression to the height of the Civil Rights movement and beyond.”
Black-owned business market
Celebrate Black History Month at NewBo City Market by supporting black-owned businesses on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. NewBo is located at 1100 3rd Street SE, Cedar Rapids.
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