Celebrating the Achievements of Minnesota’s Black Community

Past and Present: A Tribute to the Research of Walter R. Scott Sr.

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Saturday, February 20, 2016, 11 am — 1 pm

Hennepin County Library — Downtown Minneapolis

Doty Board Room, 2nd Floor

In celebration of Black History Month, family members of the late Walter R. Scott Sr. are honoring him as a trailblazing Minneapolis author and publisher who recognized the importance of celebrating the accomplishments of Minnesota’s Black community.

In this presentation, members of the Scott family will give an overview of Walter R. Scott Sr.’s historical projects, focusing on the many achievements of Minnesota’s Black community during the pre- and post-Civil Rights era. They will also share an introduction to the forthcoming “Minnesota’s Black Community Book Project” which is now in progress.

A question and answer period will follow the presentation. Light refreshments and entertainment will also be provided. This presentation is free and open to the public. For more information regarding this presentation, email your questions to: mnblackcommunity@gmail.com.