• 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

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

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 3:00pm

"BOUT IT" Film Screening Featuring Filmmaker, Stinson McClendon
Saturday, October 1st, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Black Archives of Mid-America
1722 E. 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 6:30pm

Mbembe Milton Smith Poetry Series Featuring Dominique Christina
Thursday, October 6th, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Black Archives of Mid-America
1722 E. 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64108