Celebrating the Resilience of African Americans in Minnesota
See this inaugural exhibit on African American history in Minnesota. Learn about African American early settlers and pioneers in the 1800s. Celebrate Minnesota women who championed causes on the local and national stage. Observe the struggles and successes of African Americans who moved to Minnesota from the South during the "Great Migration." Honor African Americans who fought for freedom abroad, but faced discrimination at home.
The exhibit is curated by museum co-founders Tina Burnside and Coventry Cowens. Exhibit design by Timi Bliss.
MN Pioneers - George Bonga, Duluth, Northern MN
MN Settlement House - Hallie Q. Brown, St. Paul