African American History

Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Scott Woods

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Scott Woods

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. In Urban Contemporary History Month: Poems, Scott Woods interrogates […]

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Family History Day 2019

  Family History Day 2019

Family History Day with Tony Burroughs Join us Saturday, Oct. 5 for a full day of genealogy and history activities. Bring your questions and genealogy research to get help from Main Library’s Local History & Genealogy staff. Tony Burroughs, founder and CEO of the Center for Black Genealogy, will present four informative lectures: The Nature […]

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The Second Annual African-American Cultural Festival

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill The Second Annual African-American Cultural Festival

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, with support from the Department of Neighborhoods, present the second annual African-American Cultural Festival Saturday, June 2, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Columbus’ historic King-Lincoln District. This family-friendly event celebrates freedom and equal rights through opportunities to experience the rich history of the African-American culture by showcasing local […]

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Color Outside the Lines: Celebrating Thirty Years at NAAMCC Motown Music Brunch

  Color Outside the Lines: Celebrating Thirty Years at NAAMCC Motown Music Brunch

National Afro-American Museum & Cultural Center, Wilberforce When the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center (NAAMCC) opened its doors in 1988, it was on the vanguard by being one of the first national museums dedicated to African American history. Color Outside the Lines: Celebrating Thirty Years at NAAMCC commemorates the museum’s 30th anniversary. Enjoy a […]

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