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Jul
4
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are being held via Zoom. Interested? Contact BHS for the meeting link. blackheritagesocietywa@gmail.com

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
*Meetings will return to the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle as soon as gathering is permitted.

Did you know that NAAM has two dedicated computers to support your genealogy research? Access is free.

Jul
16
Thu
Sip & Learn – Virtual Fundraiser Holocaust Center for Humanity @ Holocaust Center for Humanity
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Fundraising is Friendraising
Our community friends have generously pledged
10% of event proceeds to support BHS.
Thursday, July 16, 2020  6pm
(virtual event – link provided w/registration)

About the Event
The Holocaust Center for Humanity’s Ambassadors for Change invite you to grab your favorite beverage and join like-minded peers on Thursday, July 16, for the first ever Sip & Learn Fundraiser.
Join in for an interactive panel discussion and Q&A session on media, propaganda, and the information age. Panelists include: Jevin West, Professor in the Information School at the University of Washington; Louie Tran, News Reporter with Fort Wayne’s NBC; and Besa, Radio DJ at Kube 93.3.
REGISTER TODAY 
Thank You Friends!
Jul
28
Tue
Holocaust Center for Humanity – Lunch & Learn @ Holocaust Center for Humanity/Virtual Event
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Don’t Miss This!
Lunch and Learn
With Professor Tom White, Keene State College

As the Nazis began to coordinate and crystallize their racist program in the early 1930s, they looked for legal precedence that could help shape their own work within the German legal system. They found this precedent in U.S. legislation and initiatives, such as racist-based immigration laws and disenfranchisement of minorities.
If you didn’t know…now you will.

Aug
1
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Aug 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are being held via Zoom. Interested? Contact BHS for the meeting link. blackheritagesocietywa@gmail.com

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
*Meetings will return to the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle as soon as gathering is permitted.

Did you know that NAAM has two dedicated computers to support your genealogy research? Access is free.

Sep
5
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Sep 5 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are being held via Zoom. Interested? Contact BHS for the meeting link. blackheritagesocietywa@gmail.com

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
*Meetings will return to the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle as soon as gathering is permitted.

Did you know that NAAM has two dedicated computers to support your genealogy research? Access is free.

Sep
12
Sat
We Are History Keepers Virtual Workshop_Preserving History Tools @ FREE Registration
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Ethnic Heritage Council and UW Special Collections with BHS

September 12, 2020 — Registration for the Virtual We Are History Keepers Workshop

Register below for the Saturday, September 12th from 10 am to noon for a virtual We Are History Keepers Workshop!
https://wearehistorykeepers.wordpress.com/The workshop is sponsored by the Ethnic Heritage Council, University of Washington Libraries Special Collections, and Black Heritage Society of Washington State. Interactive sessions will be led by UW archivists and librarians on archiving and research.
– Organizing and preserving paper archives
– Researching family and local history
– Scanning or digitizing materials
– Conducting Oral Histories and oral history projectsThe event is FREE and open to all!
Registration is required!
A Zoom link will be provided to each registrant two days before the workshop.

Oct
3
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are being held via Zoom. Interested? Contact BHS for the meeting link. blackheritagesocietywa@gmail.com

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
*Meetings will return to the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle as soon as gathering is permitted.

Did you know that NAAM has two dedicated computers to support your genealogy research? Access is free.

Nov
7
Sat
BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP @ Northwest African American Museum
Nov 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

BLACK GENEALOGY RESEARCH GROUP (BGRG)

MEETING NOTICE:
Due to COVID-19 protocols, the BGRG monthly meetings are being held via Zoom. Interested? Contact BHS for the meeting link. blackheritagesocietywa@gmail.com

Join in lively discussions and programs to learn and share genealogy with the experts. This is an open forum for people of all backgrounds and experience who have interest in genealogy.
*Meetings will return to the Northwest African American Museum in Seattle as soon as gathering is permitted.

Did you know that NAAM has two dedicated computers to support your genealogy research? Access is free.

Nov
14
Sat
Democracy Dialogues: The Evolution of Social Change @ MOHAI/BHS - Zoom Event
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Democracy Dialogues:  The Evolution of Social Change
History doesn’t repeat, it rhymes.
From the Black Power Movement to the Black Lives Matter Movement, revolutionaries and activists fight for a racially-just society, each generation using different tactics to pursue change. Join former Black Panther and current diversity consultant Elmer Dixon, and educator and activist Allani Seals for an inter-generational conversation exploring their shared commitments to justice and unique approaches to activism.

Presented in partnership with BHS.
~Event is free
*MOHAI $10 donation is suggested to support educational and public programs

Dec
2
Wed
Black Futures with Kimberly Drew & Jenna Wortham/Seattle Arts & Lectures Event @ Virtual Link with Registration
Dec 2 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

SAL co-presented with Central District Forum for Arts & Ideas
Black Futures with Kimberly Drew & Jenna Wortham

What does it mean to be Black and alive right now?  Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham have brought together a new collection of work – images, photos, essays, memes, dialogues, recipes, tweets, poetry, and more – in Black Futures, which tells the story of the radical, imaginative, and gorgeous world that Black creators are bringing forth today.  Drew and Wortham will be in conversation with one of the contributors, King Britt, in a pre-recorded, online-only event.
BHS is a community partner for this event.