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Black History in Action’s Spring Event Series

Thu May 2, 2024
5 pm

BHAC’s spring event series is here!

Don’t miss events in April and May at St. Augustine’s African Orthodox Church at 137 Allston Street.
History Cambridge is pleased to be a co-sponsor of these events.

Sunday, April 21 from 4-6 pm

Black Cambridgeport to the Future Exhibition Opening

Explore the vibrant living history of Cambridgeport’s Black community at our new participatory exhibition. Dive into texts, photos, keepsakes, oral histories, and more, and share your own memories to enrich our community archive. Plus, indulge in delicious catering from Coast Cafe!

Wednesday, April 24 from 6:30-8:30 pm

Special Community Film Screening: The House on Jonathan Street

Join us for a screening of “The House on Jonathan Street,” a compelling documentary uncovering the rich history of a modest dwelling in Hagerstown, Maryland. Explore the complex dynamics of race, economy, and community in Middle America, and discover how one house’s story reflects broader societal changes.

Thursday, May 2 from 5-6:30 pm

2nd Annual Marcus & Amy Garvey Lecture by Kenneth Reeves, Mayor Emeritus of Cambridge 

Delve into the legacy of Marcus Mosiah Garvey with a captivating lecture by Kenneth Reeves, Mayor Emeritus of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Learn about Garvey’s influence as a visionary leader and his enduring impact on movement-building, Black organizing, and social justice.