Black History, Black Voices

Black History, Black Voices seeks to deepen understanding of Black history and the contributions Black Americans have made to Minnesota. This initiative centers Black narratives, history, and issues through ongoing programs, content, and resources created by members of Minnesota’s Black community.

Past Events

Continuing the conversation

Black history playlist on YouTube

MNopedia articles

MNopedia is a free digital encyclopedia produced by Minnesota Historical Society staff, volunteers, and commissioned writers. Its more than 1,000 entries cover people, places, events, things, and buildings in the state, including many related to African American history. The following entries, written by Black writers, show the range of topics and time periods represented.