The Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society
"The connection to yesterday"
February 6, 2014
|"Whatever Happened to Idlewild?"
Kalamazoo Public Library
3rd Floor Van Deusen Room
315 S Rose Street
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The documentary, "Whatever Happened to Idlewild," showcases the former "Black Eden" and proposes answers to what has become of the historic resort town. Following the screening of the film, we invite you to participate in a stimulating discussion led by Coy Davis Jr., filmmaker.
February 9, 2014
|Race Initiative Book Club Outing
"Clybourn Park" the Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play
Farmer's Alley Theater
221 Farmers Alley
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
February 16, 2014
|Annual "Read All About It" Program
Portage District Library
300 Library Lane
Portage, MI 49007
Attendees share and discuss books that describe historical events that continue to affect our history, perceptions and social consciousness of the Black experience in America.
- Anna Lisa Cox, author of A Stronger Kinship and Founding Freedom: African Americans on the Antebellum Frontier.
- Tasleem Jamila, spoken-word poet and author of BLACK BAPTIST MUSLIM MYSTIC from the Cosmos.
March 15, 2014
|Join Us For A Day Of Genealogical Research
Crew Family Restaurant
3810 East Cork Street
7:00 a.m. to 9:15 p.m.
Sponsored by the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society (KVGS)
Leave Kalamazoo at 7:00 a.m. from the Crew Family Restaurant, 3810 East Cork Street
Return 9:15 p.m.
Dinner stop in Auburn, IN
$25.00 per person
Checks should be mailed to:
1853 Cumberland Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49006
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