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November 10, 2022

As A Matter of Black: Film Screening and Discussion

The film, As A Matter of Black is a documentary that chronicled the work of local artists during a time of civil unrest. After a viewing of the film, Donte Woods-Spikes, the filmmaker will talk about the motivation behind his work and will lead a discussion with artists that were featured in the film.

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July 13, 2022

Open Doors: Missing History of Massillon Artist Talk with Amber N. Ford

Join the Massillon Museum on Wednesday, September 14, from 6:30 to 7:30pm via Zoom for a free Artist Talk with photographer Amber N. Ford. Ford is an artist and freelance photographer based in Cleveland, Ohio. She holds a BFA in Photography from the Cleveland Institute of Art. Her work explores Blackness, identity, and culture, while […]

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July 13, 2022

Open Doors: Missing History of Massillon Community Dinner

Join the Massillon Museum on Sunday, September 18, from 4:00 to 6:00pm for a free meal reminiscent of after-church dinners, followed by a panel discussion with community members. This program coincides with the Missing History of Massillon: Unheard African American Stories exhibition. The exhibition features oral histories, archives, photographs, and artifacts celebrating the rich narrative […]

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June 1, 2022

Rhythm of Revolution-The Transformative Power of Black Art 1619 to the Present

Extended to 2023!

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February 3, 2022

The Tea Room

The Tea Room is a contemporary look at an African American Tea Ceremony that began in the mid-19th century. Annually on February 15, enslaved people joined together to fellowship over tea. This tradition evolved into gathering held in churches and later tea houses. Designed to create an environment on unity and empowerment, the Tea Room […]

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January 22, 2022

Celebrate Black History Month 2023

Join us in celebrating Black History Month 2023 at the Ohio History Center   The Tea Room Feb. 18, 2023 The Tea Room is a contemporary look at an African American Tea Ceremony that began in the mid-19th century. Annually on February 15, enslaved people joined together to fellowship over tea. This tradition evolved into gathering […]

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January 5, 2022

Mary Church Terrell

Mary Church Tyrell, writer, suffragist and Black activist, attended Oberlin College and taught at Wilberforce University before beginning her lifelong campaign of tireless activism

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October 25, 2021

James Brown Makes History at King Records in Cincinnati

When James Brown and his band arrived at 1540 Brewster Avenue in Cincinnati in May of 1967, it probably didn’t feel like history in the making. But it was.

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September 20, 2021

The Ohio History Connection and Cincinnati’s Harriet Beecher Stowe House receive National Park Service Grant

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July 7, 2021

An Abolitionist in Ohio

Join Dr. Charles Wash, executive director of the National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center, to learn more about Frederick Douglass’s 1854 Commencement Address