The Kansas African American Museum

  • Come celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with us January 17th!
  • We would like to honor Fern Merrifield Van Gieson, 2014 recipient of the Trailblazer award in Civil Rights.
  • Opening October 11, “Inspiring Mentorship: Elizabeth Catlett & Samella S. Lewis”
  • We would like to honor Coach Lafayette Norwood, 2014 recipient of the Sports Trailblazer award
  • Soar Saturdays returns November 8!
  • We would like to honor James Hysten, 2014 recipient of the Trailblazer award in Business Leadership.
  • Now in the Heritage Gift Shop: The works of Chief Zacheus Oloruntoba
  • Author D.W. Carter speaks on the Piatt Street plane crash January 9th at 7pm.
  • Dave Rannay pens the first entry of our ongoing blog series “East High Stories”
  • We would like to honor Dwight “Ike” Eisenhower, 2014 recipient of the Posthumous Trailblazer award.


 

Making the African American experience relevant and resonant to every Kansan.

We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate our 2014 Trailblazers:

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