• Wheatley-Provident Hospital
  • Twin Citians Social Club, 1948
  • Fire Station No. 11
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.

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Upcoming Events

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 6:00pm

Underground Watch Party
Underground Watch Party
Monday, September 19th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The Black Archives of Mid-America
1722 E. 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 6:30pm

City of Song Poetry Reading and Book Signing
Featuring Glenn North, Inaugural Poet Laureate of the 18th & Vine Historic District
Tuesday, September 27th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
The Black Archives of Mid-America
1722 E. 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 6:30pm

Racism in Kansas City Book Reading and Signing with author G.S. Griffin
Thursday, September 29th, 6:30pm-8:00pm
The Black Archives of Mid-America
1722 E. 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108