| The Museum of African American History is dedicated to preserving,
conserving and accurately interpreting the contributions of African
Americans in New England from the colonial period through the
|April 11, 2007
| 2007 Annual
Cromwell Guest Speaker
Join us for the Museum's Annual Meeting with special guest speaker Dr.
Adelaide Cromwell, reading from her new book Unveiled Voices, Unvarnished Memories:
The Cromwell Family in Slavery and Segregation 1692- 1972, Dr.
Cromwell provides an unprecedented view of how one black family
thought, strived, and survived in American society from the
seventeenth century to the twentieth century.
Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event and
also in our Museum Store.
|March 2, 2007
7:00-Dinner and Awards
| 200th Anniversary Living
Legends Awards Gala
On Friday, March 2, 2007 Bank of
America, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Massachusetts and the Museum of
African American History will host the 200th Anniversary
Living Legends Award Gala. This extraordinary gathering features
a spirited reception, historical tableaux, dinner and dancing.
The highlight of the program will be
the presentation of the 2007 Living Legends Awards to:
Gamble and Huff music producers and composers
Founder of Black Enterprise magazine
Former Chair of the Massachusetts Commission Against
Governor Deval Patrick and Diane Patrick
F. Gallery, Massachusetts Market President Bank of America
Killingsworth, CEO Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
The Four Seasons Hotel, 200 Boylston
Street, Downtown Boston
Nell Supporter $500
- 1 VIP ticket
to the gala, VIP reception and valet parking and listing in the
- 1 ticket to
the gala awards dinner and the gala reception.
|February 8, 15, 20 and 22
10:30 and 12:30 shows
| Meet the Abolitionists
History Month Everyday at the Museum!
Meet Frederick Douglass, Ellen Craft, Susan Paul and Lewis Hayden at
the Museum this month!
Each week one of these historical figures will be portrayed by an
experienced actor who will share the insights of some of their
greatest and conflicting moments through a riveting performance.
February 8 - Robert Roberts (portrayed by Guy Peartree)
10:30 and 12:30
February 15 - Frederick Douglas
February 20 - Ellen Craft (portrayed by Marcia Estabrook)
10:30 and 12:30
February 22 - Lewis Hayden - (portrayed by Aaron Pitre)
This event is
sponsored by Shaws Supermarkets