Black Crossroads: African Diaspora in Miami, at the Historical Musuem
February 22, 2009 § Leave a comment
Check this out! It’s opening on March 5, 2009. Click on the photo to link to the Museum’s webpage.
Black Crossroads: The African Diaspora in Miami
On display March 5, 2009 to January 24, 2010
Diverse groups of the African diaspora have come to settle, work and struggle for freedom in Miami since its incorporation in 1896 to the present day. In the process they have made significant political, economic and cultural contributions to the city. Black Crossroads: The African Diapsora in Miami explores the enduring presence and impact
of African-Americans, Africans, black Caribbeans and black Hispanics on Miami.
On display in this exhibition will be historic photographs, oral histories, memorabilia, film/video and artifacts related to black pioneers, families, laborers, communities and organizations spanning the over 100 history of black migrations to Miami.