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The Black Archives of Mid-America serves to collect and preserve the history of African Americans in the Midwest. Our collections, educational programs, research services and special projects facilitate both scholarly inquiry and public understanding of African American history.
Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 2:00pm
This event has been cancelled due to snowfall. We are making every effort to reschedule and will post a new date as soon as we are able.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 6:00pm

Named after one of Kansas City's most outstanding African American poets, the Mbembe Milton Smith Poetry Series focuses on the work of poets who are using poetry as a vehicle to correct distorted d