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02/10/2015, RID offers special pricing for Event

posted Dec 22, 2014, 1:33 AM by Jaime Alvarado   [ updated Oct 13, 2015, 10:30 PM ]

RID RACISM MILWAUKEE OFFERS SPECIAL PRICING

for FEB 10 (4-6 pm) PROGRAM ON

AMERICA’S BLACK HOLOCAUST MUSEUM

($15 for adults/free for 17 and under)

Rid Racism Milwaukee (formerly SEWIICC) is offering discounted admission prices to    attend America’s Black Holocaust Museum – A Virtual Guided Tour and Discussion” from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 10 at the American Red Cross, 2600 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee.

Dr. Fran Kaplan, Coordinator, and Brad Pruitt, Coordinator of Community Engagement of America's Black Holocaust Museum will present a virtual guided tour and discussion of this Milwaukee-founded national resource. Gain a shared understanding of racism, prejudice and social change framed by the life and legacy of museum founder Dr. James Cameron.

America’s Black Holocaust Museum educates the public about the ongoing injustices endured by people of African heritage in America and encourages visitors to re-examine their assumptions about race and racism. The program will begin at 4 p.m. with refreshments and socializing followed by the presentation from 4:30 to 6 p.m. It is being co-sponsored by Rid Racism Milwaukee and the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee.

The previous fee of $25 for nonmembers of the Nonprofit Center has been reduced to $15 for all adults, and anyone 17 or under will be admitted for free. Registrations are required. This will help determine capacity and refreshments.

TO REGISTER:

To take advantage of these reduced fees, please register by:

     (1) Calling the Nonprofit Center at 414-344-3933

      and mention you were invited by Rid Racism Milwaukee

OR

  (2) Emailing your name, organization (if applicable), complete mailing address,               phone and email address to ridracism@gmail.com (Pay at door if 18 or older).



America’s Black Holocaust Museum Virtual Tour & Discussion

Tues., Feb. 10, 4 to 6 pm at American Red Cross,

2600 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee


America’s Black Holocaust Museum:
  • Educates the public about the ongoing injustices endured by people of African heritage in America
  • Provides visitors with opportunities to rethink their assumptions about race and racism
They carry out their mission by:
  • Contributing to the body of knowledge about the Black Holocaust
  • Telling its untold and seldom told stories
  • Paying respects to its victims and honoring its heroes
  • Widening and deepening the public’s understanding of race and intergroup relations
  • Offering learning opportunities for young and old in a thought-provoking, nuanced and supportive environment
  • Providing models and means for racial reconciliation and healing
  • Promoting the highest ideals of American democracy
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