Roots of Community

African American Activism in Santa Barbara

Recognizing Black History Month
February 2011

Exhibit poster

Santa Barbara Independent article related to the exhibit

 

Location: Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, 21 West Anapamu Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Date: January 10 - April 30, 2011

This exhibit focuses on the African American leaders of Santa Barbara and their legacy of activism for civic improvement, equity, and social justice. Their many decades of selfless dedication contributed to the betterment of Santa Barbara, lifting the quality of life for many of our citizens.

Opening reception: Friday, February 18, 2011 at 5:00 p.m. Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum.  Hosted by the Santa Barbara African Heritage Film Series. Exhibit organized by the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives, Department of Special Collections, UCSB Library, UC Santa Barbara.

For more information contact CEMA director Sal Güereña 893-8563 guerena [at] library [dot] ucsb [dot] edu