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Joy Harjo and Maggie Smith with the Women’s Fund

Mershon Auditorium 1871 N High St., Columbus, Ohio

Come see Joy Harjo in conversation with Maggie Smith at the Mershon Auditorium! 4:30 PM pre-party | 6:30 PM program | After-party begins post-show Keyholder is The Women’s Fund’s signature annual fundraiser. Keyholder brings together 1,000+ champions for gender equity each year to hear from guest speakers who are paving the way for change. It’s about gathering our movement's collective ... Read More

Ohio Goes to the Movies Launch

Lincoln Theatre 769 East Long Street, Columbus, Ohio

Come learn more about the statewide celebration that will be Ohio Goes To The Movies, part of Ohio's America 250 celebration, and about the countless contributions Ohio and Ohioans have made and continue to make today toward America being the world leader in the film industry! The evening includes a special screening of the international award-winning movie, Apollo 11, that ... Read More

Installation Of Faux Stained Glass Mural Panels @ Mount Zion Baptist

East Mount Zion Baptist Church 9990 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, Ohio

Muralist Keith Wilde will be installing the faux stained-glass panels created during the Faux Stained Glass Community Workshops, on to the plywood window plugs at the Mount Zion Black Culture Center. The faux stained-glass panels will be glued to the plywood plugs on all seven windows. This will be followed by the installation of the narrative panels of the Rose ... Read More

Heritage Tourism: More Than Museums

Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library 500 SOM Center Road, Mayfield Village, Ohio

Come join the East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society and visit the Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library for an Ohio Humanities' Speakers Bureau event with Mark Holbrook! With boundless technology and more forms of entertainment than anyone can possibly take in, why is it that travelers continue to consistently identify heritage destinations as a major influence when planning ... Read More

Songs of Sancho’s London: Performance and Panel

Loganberry Books 13015 Larchmere Blvd., Shaker Heights, Ohio

Loganberry books, located the historic Larchmere neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, is delighted to host a performance by acclaimed early music ensemble Les Delices, performers from Cleveland’s Contemporary Youth Orchestra, and a panel discussion by guest speakers from the Ohio Center for the Book centered around Black cultural life in 18th Century London, in particular, composer and activist Charles Ignatius Sancho.  Musicians will ... Read More

Brown @ 70 Commemoration at the Lincoln Theatre

Lincoln Theatre 769 East Long Street, Columbus, Ohio

Join Ohio Humanities at the Lincoln Theatre in Columbus, Ohio for our highlight Brown @ 70 commemoration event! Stay tuned for updates-- you can expect excellent music, a screening of the Lincoln School Story, and a discussion between different generations about the effects of the landmark Brown v. Board of Ed. decision. Tickets are now available here! VIP tickets, which ... Read More

$5 – $25

Humanities Kansas: “The Power of Photography in the Civil Rights Era”

Online

Humanities Kansas is also hosting a series of programming celebrating the 70th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Ed! Photographer Ann Dean joins Dr. Valerie Mendoza to delve into the impact of photography on the civil rights movement in the aftermath of the landmark Supreme Court case, Brown v. Board of Education, tracing the evolution of how Black individuals and communities ... Read More

Freedom a la Carte Open Mic Night

We Amplify Voices 1327 Sullivant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio

Freedom a la Carte is excited to share they are partnering with friends at We Amplify Voices (WAV) for this year’s Open Mic Nights! The next Open Mic Night will be on May 10 at WAV’s building: 1327 Sullivant Ave. Doors open at 5:30pm and the event starts at 6pm and should conclude around 7:30pm. Come share your voice through poetry, song, ... Read More

Songs of Sancho’s London: Sancho’s Songbook Airs

Virtual Premier

Tune in for the sixth episode of SalonEra Season 4: Sancho's Songbook! A man of letters, merchant, abolitionist, theater lover, and musician, Charles Ignatius Sancho made history as the first British man of African descent to vote in a general election. This episode features insights from countertenor Reginald Mobley, who is on a mission to promote the music of Black ... Read More

Lincoln School Documentary Airs on WOSU TV

WOSU TV Broadcast

Ohio Humanities' documentary film The Lincoln School Story airs on WOSU TV in Columbus! The Lincoln School Story examines the little-known fight for school desegregation led by a handful of Ohio mothers and their children in 1954. In the wake of Brown v. Board of Education, school districts nationwide were mandated to integrate. But when African American mothers in Hillsboro, ... Read More

Lincoln School Documentary Airs on WOSU TV

WOSU TV Broadcast

Ohio Humanities' documentary film The Lincoln School Story airs on WOSU TV in Columbus! The Lincoln School Story examines the little-known fight for school desegregation led by a handful of Ohio mothers and their children in 1954. In the wake of Brown v. Board of Education, school districts nationwide were mandated to integrate. But when African American mothers in Hillsboro, ... Read More

Cincinnati’s Lost Founders

Cincinnati & Hamilton County Public Library Walnut Hills Branch 2533 Kemper Ln., Cincinnati, Ohio

Come visit the Walnut Hills Branch of the Cincinnati Public Library to see "Cincinnati's Lost Founders," an exhibit created with support from the Harriet Beecher Stowe House and Ohio Humanities. The exhibit will consist of panels that include text and photos of family documents that encompass information on the Fossett family’s roots at Monticello, the activism of Peter and Sarah ... Read More

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