The HistoryMakers turns 20 years old this year, and we are writing to invite you to convene and celebrate with us from Tuesday, December 1, 2020, to Sunday, December 20, 2020. Please subscribe here for The HistoryMakers Youtube channel There is no cost to do so. Provocative thought programs will be streamed daily at 12:00 noon EST/11:00 a.m. CST/10:00 a.m. MST/9:00 a.m. […]
Keiga Foundation is concerned about social justice. Access to safe and affordable water is a global issue. Water will be the new “gold” in the future. We are surrounded by water, but thousands of people in Detroit do not have access to clean and affordable drinking water. Detroit, once again, is ground zero to discuss […]
The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum at Marshall University will host a virtual presentation by U.S. Surgeon General Jerome M. Adams from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4. The presentation is open to all and can be seen at https://tinyurl.com/y48dkmdo. Professor Burnis Morris, director of The Woodson Lyceum, said the surgeon general’s presentation comes at […]
Join us for our Carter G. Woodson Founder’s Month event: a virtual screening of the film Signing Black in America (Dir. Danica Cullinan and Neal Hutcheson, Films Media Group, 2020). This is the first-ever documentary about the innovative variety of sign language that was developed by members of the historically segregated African American Deaf Community. An online panel discussion […]
Each December, the Greater Kansas City Black History Study Group, along with the 47 other branches of The Association for the Study of African American Life and History(ASALH) commemorate the birthday of Dr. Carter G. Woodson who was born on December 19, 1875, and is known as the "Father of Black History".