The Echo

We are tired of being black

Students listen to a speaker for the Black History Month presentation March 8. The presentation proved that very little change has been made in the treatment of people of color. Last year's presentation was based on black history not starting with slavery which is what most schools teach.

Samiya Mohamed

March 19, 2019

Celebrating black history is over, and now we’re at the point where we have given up. From acknowledging our history to trying to not let the past repeat itself, “We are tired.” This year's Black History Month performance theme was “We are tired.” Year after year black history is celebra...

African American Heritage Museum introduces culture

The African American Heritage Museum celebrates the resilience of African Americans in Minnesota. On display is an authentic uniform from WWII belonging to Jack Sidney Rainey Sr. The museum is free of admission and is open from 1- 5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, located at 1256 Penn Ave North in Minneapolis.

Maria Perez Barriga

October 14, 2018

The African American Heritage Museum focuses on teaching viewers about the history of African Americans in Minnesota, according to civil rights attorney and co-founder of the museum Tina Burnside. Burnside said the museum covers topics such as African Americans’ long-standing history in Minnesota...

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