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Fifth Annual Black History Month Celebration

February 25, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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The Fifth Annual Berkeley Black History Month Celebration is Sunday, February 25, 2018, from 1:00 to 5:00pm, at the Ed Roberts Campus, located at 3075 Adeline Street in Berkeley. Doors open at 1:00pm. Take Ashby BART to the event, which is adjacent to the venue. Admission is free and open to the public.

Includes the showing of a documentary film Gina’s Journey,The Search for William Grimes, based on the Afterword, Life of William Grimes, the Runaway Slave, which reveal Regina’s path to authenticate her ancestor’s story and the intense personal sacrifices that made editing and publishing a new edition of the Grimes narrative possible. The two stories, Regina’s personal journey and selected William Grimes re-enactments are intertwined throughout the movie and they move toward Regina’s recovering and publishing of her ancestor’s 1825 autobiography. The film will be shown at 2:00pm. Space is limited.

Prior to the showing of the film in the Osher Room, there will be musical entertainment, historical exhibits and arts and crafts vendors. Sponsors for the Berkeley Black History Month Celebration are: City of Berkeley, Berkeley Juneteenth Cultural Celebrations (BJCC), and Berkeley NAACP.


February 25, 2018
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Ed Roberts Campus
(510) 225-6300
3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703 United States