Ujamaa Place and Saint Paul Public Library Commemorate Black History and Culture

The free event will mark the 10-year anniversary of Ujamaa Place and celebrate its commitment to community service and advocacy for African American men.
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Ujamaa Place Commemorate Black History & Culture
Ujamaa Place Commemorate Black History & Culture
SAINT PAUL, Minn. - Feb. 5, 2020 - PRLog -- Since its founding in 2010, Ujamaa Place has worked on the front lines of extreme poverty and inequality, helping men transform their lives from hopelessness to success and empowerment.

The organization will honor its history and celebrate its future with an arts and literature exhibition at George Latimer Central Library (90 West 4th Street).

What: A commemoration of black history and culture, featuring:

Melvin Carter, Jr., "Diesel Heart"
Dr. Josie R. Johnson, "Hope in the Struggle"
Professor Mahmoud El-Kati, "Towards An African Education"
"Philando Castile Art in the Healing" exhibit, facilitated by Valerie Castile
"A Black Man's Sketch" podcast recorded live with Ujamaa men
"Music Therapy" with Ujamaa coaches

When: Saturday, February 8, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: George Latimer Central Library, 90 West 4th Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102
Cost: FREE and open to the public

More information is available at: http://www.ujamaaplace.org/black-history--culture-2020-ex...

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About Ujamaa Place

Ujamaa Place provides holistic transformational and stabilizing support and services for young African American men experiencing inequity at the intersection of race and poverty to help them achieve personal success.

About Saint Paul Public Library

Saint Paul Public Library welcomes all people to connect, learn, discover, and grow. Saint Paul residents can enjoy free access to technology, books, movies, music, classes and more. We are at 12 neighborhood libraries, George Latimer Central Library, the Bookmobile, and online at sppl.org.

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