Minneapolis-Saint Paul Black Music Awards certificate

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Minneapolis-Saint Paul Black Music Awards certificate

By: Anonymous (not verified) | Item of the Day | February 7, 2023

For 40 years, the Minnesota Black Music Awards has recognized some of the top musical talent in the area and would recognize world-renowned performers such as Prince, Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, among countless others. At the first awards event in 1982, honorees received a silver-toned certificate like this one from our collections.

ID: 1999.122.5 (Accession Number)
Link: http://collections.mnhs.org/cms/display?irn=10394171