MLK Jr. Day 2019

January 21 @ 11:00 am

Join us for our annual MLK Jr. Day celebration, family activities and other events all day long.

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Aaron Dixon Book Talk at NAAM in partnership with the Seattle Public Library

January 31 @ 6:30 pm

Don’t miss a special reading with Seattle Black Panther co-founder Aaron Dixon at the Northwest African American Museum. Aaron Dixon is one of the co-founders of the Seattle Black Panther chapter. On January 31, he will be discussing his book “My People Are Rising: Memoir of a Black Panther Party Captain” and covering the legacy of the Black Panthers and its relevance in today’s political climate, including imagining what Black radical imagination might look like in the 21st century and beyond. Free and open to the public. Doors open at 6pm.

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Jeremy Bell: Utopian Blackness

March 24

Jeremy Bell: Utopian Blackness masterfully uses ink, graphite, charcoal, spray paint, wood and wax, all to frame the ordinary beauty of “just being you,” while elevating the relevance of identity found in a Utopian Blackness.

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Display about Seattle's Leadership in Delta Sigma Theta Sorority

March 31

Legacies of Love in Leadership is a display that tells the story of Bertha Pitts Campbell, founder of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, and Mona Humphries Bailey, 17th National President of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Both were of Seattle. Come to NAAM to see their story on display, now through March 31, 2019.

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