Topics for Black History Month
In honor of Black History Month in February, Humanities Nebraska is promoting programs that explore African-American history and culture.
The HN Speakers Bureau offers over a dozen programs that explore the history of slavery, the Civil War, and the civil rights movement in the United States, as well as African-American culture and experiences specific to Nebraska. These programs are available to any non-profit or educational organization in the state.
Book a speaker today! Your application must be submitted 30 days prior to your event.
African American History
- Fight Against Slavery on the Great Plains: Nebraska’s Underground Railroad
- African-American Soldiers in the Civil War: Fighting on Two Fronts
- African-American Homesteaders and Cowboys of Nebraska
- African-American Pioneers and Entrepreneurs of Nebraska
- Frederick Douglass - The Voice of Abolition
- Ahead of Their Time - The Story of the Omaha DePorres Club
- In Their Own Image: The Hidden Hitory of African Americans in Omaha
- More Than Football: George Flippin's Stromsburg Years
The Civil Rights Movement
- Aaron Douglas, UNL Class of ’22: Visual Artist of the Harlem Renaissance
- The Burckhardts: An African-American Epic