Join in events commemorating 400 years of resistance and liberation of African Americans

To honor the 400-year commemoration of Africans being brought to Jamestown, Virginia, by the British and forced into slavery, the City of Minneapolis’ Division of Race and Equity is bringing City staff and residents together to remember the histories of African American people, recover the stories of oppression, resistance and liberation, and reimagine a future that is not predicated on the harm of African American people.

To that end, the Division of Race and Equity is hosting several activities this summer. Here are a few of those activities:

Visit the website for more information. Check back frequently for more events and opportunities.

Educational toolkit

This educational toolkit will do what our history books did not do: provide us with the real truth about who we are, who we have been, and where we are going. Each section provides you with a couple of articles and videos for you to increase in your knowledge, followed by reflection activities and additional resources for deeper development. Find the toolkit here.

 

Aug. 9, 2019

Published Aug 9, 2019

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