An opportunity to make African American history in Minnesota

Sponsored by Minnesota’s Black Community Project

Minnesota’s Black Community Project, a nonprofit organization in Minnesota that exists to applaud and celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans in Minnesota, is hosting an open house at the Hennepin County Central Library in Downtown Minneapolis on Saturday, June 23, 2018 from 10 am – 2 pm to: 1) raise awareness of a new book project they are putting together entitled Minnesota’s Black Community Project: The 21st Century; and 2) invite professional African Americans in the Twin Cities to be a part of this groundbreaking book project.

African American professionals in the Twin Cities who want to be featured in this exciting forthcoming publication must meet one of the following criteria:

  1. Be currently working in one of the professions below in the 21st century in Minnesota, or
  2. Be retired from one of the professions below in the 21st

Individuals who meet either of these criteria will have their photographs taken and short bios written on site on June 23 free of charge. Note: we are specifically looking for professional African Americans who have retired in the 21st century or are currently working in Minnesota in one of these professions:

Beauty and Fashion, Business and Entrepreneurship, Community Services, Education, Entertainment, Fine Arts, Government, Law and Law Enforcement, Media and Communication, Medicine and Health Care, Religion, Rising Stars [young adults ages 18-36], Social Services, Sports, and the STEM fields.

If you meet the conditions above and want to be featured in this forthcoming celebratory publication, please join us on June 23 at the Hennepin County Central Library in Downtown Minneapolis, located at 300 Nicollet Mall. This event will run from 10 am to 2 pm in the Doty Board Room.

For more information about this event, contact:

Anthony R. Scott, President

Minnesota’s Black Community Project

Email Address:

Phone Number: 612-578-0171