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.
By: Ujamaa Place
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/
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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