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Midtown Global Market Black History Month Celebration

February 22 @ 12:30 pm-5:00 pm


Commemorate Black History Month at Midtown Global Market with Blacks in Environment, Music & Media, a free public event featuring live music, a screening of the documentary Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks and a panel discussion.

Panelists will include Craig Laurence Rice, adjunct faculty at MCAD and award-winning producer and director; Debbie Moore, local artist and national violinist; Yordonose Samson, Artist & Equitable Engagement Manager of Metro Bloom; and Dr. Mary Winston, Ph.D., life coach and Executive Director of Bridges of Hope Leadership Institute.

Seating is limited and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

DETAILS:            Saturday, February 22, 2020, from 12:30 – 5:30 p.m.

                        12:30 p.m.       Saturday Sounds: Joel Shapira & Charmin Michelle (Center Court)

                        2:30 p.m.         Event Introduction (Ziadi’s Event Space)

                        2:45 p.m.         Documentary Screening (Ziadi’s Event Space)

                        3:45 p.m.         Intermission

                        4:00 p.m.         Panel Discussion (Ziadi’s Event Space)

                        5:00 p.m.         Social Hour & Reflection (Center Court)

Midtown Global Market is an internationally-themed public marketplace offering groceries, great food and unique gifts.  serves as a small business incubator whose mission is to provide access and opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs. Together these entities make up a dynamic community gathering place that highlights the talent, ambition and cultural assets that characterize its neighborhood, contributing to its economic and social fabric.


February 22
12:30 pm-5:00 pm
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Midtown Global Market
920 E Lake St #G10
Minneapolis , MN 55407 United States
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