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From the Great Migration to the Age of Black Lives Matter

Canvas painting of a stunning African-American woman with red hair.

Wednesday, February 21, 2024

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Price: Free


, NJ

Organizer:
Millburn Public Library

Event Description

Between the two world wars, millions of African Americans set out on an odyssey known as the Great Migration. 

In the course of this journey, they created a new identity that would alter the landscape of modern art. 

Explore the rich contributions these pioneers made to American culture from the Harlem Renaissance through the Civil Rights Movement. 

Additionally, learn about the age of Black Power protests and how times have changed up until the present day.

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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