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Celebrate Juneteenth in style with our new shirts! Proceeds of all sales will go toward supporting our mission to preserve, exhibit, and teach the African American heritage of Iowa. Additional colors and styles available.
Listen to Dr. Simon Estes read an excerpt from Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “The Other America” speech.
Watch LaNisha Cassell’s interview with Dr. Sharon Collins about maintaining well-being during the current pandemic and ongoing protests against police violence toward black Americans.
Celebrate black achievement by learning the story behind Kut Kings Mobile Barbershop.
Watch AAMI Executive Director LaNisha Cassell discuss Juneteenth and other current events with Katie Hallman, Executive Director of Theatre Cedar Rapids.
Listen to an ecumenical prayer for racial reconciliation from our friends at Wellington Heights Community Church.
Follow along as LaNisha Cassell shows you how to make tea cakes. Click here for recipe.
Listen to Brook Tewabe sing a cover of “Love” by Musiq Soulchild.
Watch a praise dance performed by Terrell Jordan.
Listen to a poetry reading by Caleb “The Negro Artist” Rainey.
Celebrate Black heritage with a step dance by sisters Diamond and Dynasty Roundtree.
Listen to Gabby Vasser sing “The Heart of Worship.”
Watch Jenessa Carr’s performance of her original piece “Black Boy Joy.”
Learn how to paint a sunset landscape with Don Hunt.