January 6, 2011 § Leave a comment
Friday and Saturday
Jan. 28 and 29, 2011
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.
January 9, 2009 § Leave a comment
PERFORMANCE, WORKSHOPS & SLAM
FOR GAY, LESBIAN, BISEXUAL & TRANSGENDER YOUTH
JOIN us for a weeklong residency with nationally recognized Jamaican lesbian spoken word poet STACEYANN CHIN that includes workshops and an open mic for GLBT youth. Chin’s poetry is a bracing, no-holds-barred yet tender examination of her own life and the world around her that locates itself at the complex intersection of sexual, gender and racial identities. She co-wrote and performed in the Tony Award-nominated Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam and presented her own one-woman shows Off-Broadway.
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