A short-film festival at the Iowa City Public Library will highlight black musicians and leaders

The library’s Storytime Room will host a mini black history film festival Saturday starting at 11:30 a.m., geared towards the whole family (and with popcorn for all). Black musicians are at the center of many of the featured films. […]

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‘Invisible Hawkeyes’ uncovers rich history of UI African American students

Black history at the University of Iowa is deep, rich — and largely still unknown. That’s the message of Lena and Michael Hill, who will speak at the League of Women Voters‘ Sunday Speaker series about their book Invisible Hawkeyes, a collection of essays. The couple, both University of Iowa professors, will talk about the […]

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Black History Month events finish out February

February may be half over, but a series of Black History Month events continue in Iowa City, running the gamut from culinary celebration to educational performances and mobile healthcare. This Friday, Feb. 19, City High (1900 Morningside Dr.) will host a soul food dinner with traditional southern foods from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. During the meal, […]

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