Black History Month

A month of programming celebrating the many achievements made by African Americans.

Commemorate the many successes and advancements of accomplished African Americans throughout the month of February, including a performance by hip-hop master Talib Kweli, talks on social and cultural innovation, music video debuts, and a special STAR performance.

Through the Eyes of Art

Saturday, February 7, 2015

EMP’s Black History Month kickoff event! Experience The Value of Black Life, a showcase of work by local artists and photographers. Featuring remarks from Seattle City Council member Bruce Harrell, and appearances by hip-hop heavyweights Talib Kweli and Draze.

CreativeMornings with Guest Speaker David Harris

Friday, February 13, 2015

CreativeMornings talks to David Harris, Cultural Entrepreneur at Hack the CD, a collective of social innovators focused on equitable growth through entrepreneurship in the Central District of Seattle.

STAR Performance with Northwest Tap Connection

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Enjoy an afternoon of captivating choreographed routines from urban dance studio Northwest Tap Connection, and partake in a discussion on the transformative power of dance in urban communities.

Black Collaboration: A Night of Music, Video, and Conversation

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Join an uplifting conversation about the power of creative partnerships between Africans and African Americans in Seattle. Featuring lively panel discussion, and two music video debuts. This event is presented in partnership with One Vibe Africa.