Sexuality and Subterfuge Chat with Josephine Baker

National Portrait Gallery McEvoy Auditorium 8th and G St NW, Washington, DC, United States

Join the National Portrait Gallery and the Spy Museum for a conversation about Josephine Baker’s secret career as a spy for the French Resistance during World War II. The panel will be moderated by the Spy Museum’s Amanda Ohlke and will feature Portrait Gallery Curator Robyn Asleson in conversation with counterterrorism expert Dexter Ingram and […]

Comedy and Conversations: Reconstructing Reconstruction

Atlanta History Center: Midtown Campus 979 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, Atlanta, GA, United States

Comedy and Conversations is a program created by Munir Meghjani and David Perdue (not that one) that uses humor to shine a light on serious or underexplored topics. They recruit talented local comedians and subject matter experts to share their knowledge with you—and maybe make you laugh along the way. Atlanta History Center is partnering […]

$1 – $15

Comedy and Conversations: Reconstructing Reconstruction

Atlanta History Center: Midtown Campus 979 Crescent Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, Atlanta, GA, United States

Comedy and Conversations is a program created by Munir Meghjani and David Perdue (not that one) that uses humor to shine a light on serious or underexplored topics. They recruit talented local comedians and subject matter experts to share their knowledge with you—and maybe make you laugh along the way. Atlanta History Center is partnering […]

$1 – $15

4th of July at Locust Grove

Historic Locust Grove 561 Blankenbaker Ln, Louisville , KY, United States

Celebrate Independence Day with a meaningful, engaging day focused on civic engagement and citizenship. The event's highlight is our Naturalization Ceremony, where we will warmly welcome new citizens into our community. Enjoy family-friendly activities, educational exhibits, and interactive discussions that explore the values of independence and active citizenship. This event is a wonderful opportunity to […]

Fourth of July at Morven

Morven Museum & Garden 55 Stockton Street, Princeton, NJ, United States

It’s Morven’s 20th anniversary! Join the commemoration this Independence Day as we reflect on history, civic engagement, and community at the museum’s annual Fourth of July festival. In 1783, Morven hosted Congressional delegates marking Independence Day. Over 240 years later, the museum continues this tradition, utilizing our role as the home of a signer of […]

Slice of History: Jamaica After Emancipation: Walking Tour

King Manor Museum 150-03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, NY, United States

In 1827, the year slavery officially ended in New York State, a free Black man named Wilson Rantous purchased about $250 worth of land in the Village of Jamaica, Long Island. His purpose? To develop a space for the local Black community to come together and prosper through fellowship, education, and civic engagement. Find out […]

Learn about the Enslaved People of Mount Vernon

George Washington's Mount Vernon , United States

Learn about the Daily Lives of the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon, a plantation with 318 enslaved people working sun up to sun down in bondage for George Washington. Learn about how he profited from this system of enslavement throughout his life, and, despite private letters suggesting a shift in attitudes, only arranged to free […]

Free

Reflect at Alexandria African American Heritage Park

Historic Alexandria , United States

This seven-acre park is an oasis within the City of Alexandria. Dedicated as a memorial to African American contributions to Alexandria’s history, it encompasses the Black Baptist Cemetery established in 1885. Stroll through the park to discover sculptures honoring Alexandria’s African American community and spaces for quiet reflection.

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NOIR: A Juneteenth Exhibition

Illinois State Museum , United States

The Illinois State Museum presents the exhibition NOIR in collaboration with Springfield’s Juneteenth, Inc. and guest curators, Michelle “Micki” Smith and Korbin “KAS” King. The exhibition features 33 works of art by 20 artists of color celebrating Black lives, past, present, and future. A panel on the history of Juneteenth accompanies the exhibition.

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Sign the Campaign for Equal Dignity Pledge

The National Center for Civil and Human Rights , United States

We, the People, pledge to advocate for Equal Dignity for all. We pledge to petition our elected leaders to join us in re-committing to protect fundamental human rights. The Campaign for Equal Dignity is galvanizing people who believe in human rights to demand equal dignity for all. Follow the Campaign for Equal Dignity on Social […]

Free

Take a Tour through Kentucky’s Civil Rights History

Kentucky Historical Society Lexington, KY, United States

Through a digital (or in-real-life) tour of historical markers, learn about Kentuckians involvement in the push for Civil Rights, as well as landmark legislation, court decisions, and other activities which led to expanded freedom in the Commonwealth. Visit online or useThe ExploreKY smartphone app to access numerous tours and experiences, to customize walking, driving, or […]

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