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College hosts activities during Black History Month

Community events

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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