Explore

Visit the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society's current exhibit, Many Faces: 150 years of African American Photographs, at the RI Historical Society's John Brown House. Click photo above for hours.

Learn

There are countless exciting and often forgotten stories of Black Rhode Islanders. Support the RIBHS with the purchase of various historical books which we've partnered with authors to offer at a discounted rate.

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Dance

Join the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society for our annual Ball. Last year's was a resounding success. The 2015 Heritage Ball will be held on Saturday, February 14th at the Omni Hotel in Providence!

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It's not too soon to mark your calendar for the Society's Annual Ball!

      This exhibit is up through Saturday, October 4th. Tuesday-Friday 1-4pm; Saturday 10am-4pm. Call the John Brown House Museum at 401-273-7507 for further information.

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Mark your calendar for our next exhibit opening!


Photos are in from the 2nd Annual Girls' Tea Party!

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Two of our fabulous volunteers: Angelina Barada (left) and Jayniece Barada (right) serving tea at the 2nd Annual Girls' Tea Party at the Governor Henry Lippitt House.

Two of our fabulous volunteers: Angelina Barada (left) and Jayniece Barada (right) serving tea at the 2nd Annual Girls' Tea Party at the Governor Henry Lippitt House.

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The 2014 Rhode Island Black Heritage Society Celebrity Club Ball

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