Sunday, Feb 17, at 2:00 PM
at the Heritage Museum

Samuel Black: African American Migration to Pittsburgh 1900-1950

You are invited to an interesting and educational program by a noted speaker. Samuel Black is the  Director of African American Programs at the Senator John Heinz Regional History Center. An award winning curator, writer, editor, lecturer, and researcher Black has numerous publications in encyclopedias, books, magazines, newspapers.

About Samuel Black

Born and raised in Cincinnati

Bachelor of Arts, African-American studies, University of Cincinnati, 1988

Graduate degree, African-American studies, State University of New York, Albany, 1991, where he was recipient of the Perry-Drake Weston award for best graduate research in Africana Studies

Associate curator for African-American history, Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland, and archivist for its African-American History archives collection, 1992-2002

Employed by the Senator John Heinz History Center since 2002

Authored three biographies for the African-American National Biography project of Oxford University Press and Harvard University.

email       phone 724-224-7666

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