Black History in the Village at 24th and Lake


Past Event

  • DATE

    February 24, 2018 11:00 20:00


A Black History Month Community Celebration
of African-American Music & Culture

Saturday, March 3, 2018
11am–3pm (Family Activities)
and 6pm–10pm (Music)

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  • Free Movie Premiere and Children’s Live “Wax Museum” at Love’s Jazz & Arts Center
    Visit Table Displays and Learn the History of African-Americans in Omaha – 11 am
  • Premiere: “Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges & Universities” – 1 pm
  • Free Movie & Popcorn at Family Housing – Lake Point Building – Noon – 3 pm
  • Free Black Inventors Exhibit and Free Cotton Candy – OSBN – Noon – 3 pm
  • Free “Black City Hall” Dialogue and Discussions at Fair Deal Village Marketplace – 11 am – Noon
  • Free Exhibits at Great Plains Black History Museum and Omaha Star – 11 am – 3 pm
  • Food Available for Purchase from Local Restaurants and Vendors – 11 am – 3 pm
  • Please support local businesses in the Village and along N. 24th Street.

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Evening Activities: (6 pm to 10 pm)

• Mt. Moriah Heritage Center Millicent Crawford
• Fair Deal Village Marketplace The CONFIDENTIALS
• R Style
• Love’s Jazz and Arts Center* Josephine Baker Tribute
• The Union for Contemporary Art** Theatre Performance “Centering the Margins”
• Great Plains Black History Museum Exhibits & Reggae
• RJ’s Event Center* Comedy Show & DJ
• Jesse’s Blues

*Ticketed Event. Purchase tickets in advance or at the door **Free Admission, but please reserve your seat.

Presented by Revive! Omaha Magazine, Empowerment Network, OEDC and the following partners: Family Housing Advisory Services, Love’s Jazz and Arts Center, The Union for Contemporary Art, Great Plains Black History Museum, Omaha Star, Jesse’s, RJ’s Event Center, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church/Heritage Center, NETV/PBS, WithLove Felicia, Omaha Small Business Network and other community partners.

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