23rd Annual 5K MLK Walk-A-Thon

RIVERSIDE, CA – The Riverside African American Historical Society, in partnership with the Martin Luther King Visionaries Foundation, is pleased to announce the 23rd Annual 5k Walk-A-Thon celebrating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year’s theme is Dr. King’s Legacy Matters. The annual walk provides an opportunity

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Call for Proposals: AAAM 2016 Conference

The 2016 Association of African American Museums program committee is issuing a call for session proposals that explore the changing audiences of African American Museums. These proposals should put forth new, original, and leading-edge models and ideas that address the evolution of African American museum visitorship. We want to learn

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A Tribute to Unsung Heroes

The Riverside African American Historical Society held its 17th Annual Unsung Heroes Reception at California Baptist University on April 19th. The event annually honors community members who contribute time and other resources to the benefit of others, often without acknowledgement. This year’s honorees were: William Anderson, Mattie Louise Johnson, Cherie

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Riverside chosen for AAAM 2016 Conference

RIVERSIDE, CA- The Association of African American Museums (AAAM) is in final negotiations with the Riverside Convention and Visitors Bureau to host the 38th AAAM conference in downtown Riverside in August 2016. The conference will be held for three days, attracting more than 1,000 curators, historians, librarians, museum professionals and

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