2017 BHM Flyer

Black History

The Fifth Annual Berkeley Black History Month Celebration is planned for Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 1:00 to 5:00pm, at the Ed Roberts Campus, located at 3075 Adeline Street in Berkeley. Doors open at 1:00pm. Take Ashby BART to the event, which is adjacent to the venue. Admission is free and open to the public.

Includes showing of a documentary film based on the Afterword of the authoritative edition of the book, Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave, written by Regina Mason which reveal Regina's path to authenticate her ancestor's story and the intense personal sacrifices that made editing and publishing a new edition of the Grimes narrative possible. The two stories, Regina's personal journey and selected William Grimes re-enactments are intertwined throughout the movie and they move toward Regina's recovering and publishing of her ancestor's 1825 autobiography. Meet with author and producer afterwards. Historical exhibits, musical performances; arts and crafts vendors. Sponsors are: City of Berkeley, Berkeley Juneteenth Cultural Celebrations(BJCC), Berkeley NAACP. Contact 510-524-8804.

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